Yacine Adli

Yacine Adli


Country: France

Date of birth: 29/07/2000 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Vitry-sur-Seine (France)

Height: 183cm

Youth career: US Villejuif, PSG (since 2013)

Current club: PSG

Squad number: —

Current national team: France U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/2), 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (4/1), Alkass International Cup 2017

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Kevin De Bruyne



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– can be too selfish sometimes by making the wrong decision to dribble or shoot from difficult angles rather than passing to team-mates in far better positions


Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– midfielder accustomed to playing a more advanced role with at least one or two defensive-minded central players behind him

– tall, well-built player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and very confident of his skills

– versatile and charismatic midfielder with excellent range of passing

– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space

– able to make effective late runs into opposite penalty box lurking for a chance to exploit his shooting skills with his right preferred foot

– mobile and clever at his off-the-ball movements when trying to find the best space to receive the ball mainly between opposite midfield and defensive lines

– likes to dribble

– highly technical and creative player

– very good in combination play

– has tendency to drift onto the wings

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control in limited spaces

– constantly asking for the ball and often is an additional passing option

– high number of touches and passes per game

– decent in the air

– competent set-piece taker


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 17 June 2017):

No senior team appearances yet.



Yacine Adli joined Paris Saint-Germain youth academy from small US Villejuif in 2013. He is a part of a very strong generation of young PSG players born in 1999 and 2000 which includes, among others, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Claudio Gomes, Antoine Bernede, Moussa Diaby and Timothy Weah. Yacine showed himself to a wider crowd at the 2017 European Under-17 Championship, where he was one of the best players of French side that made it to the quarter-final, but got knocked out by a very strong Spain team.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.





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