Kerem Kesgin

Kerem Kesgin

 

Country: Turkey

Date of birth: 05/11/2000 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Tokat (Turkey)

Height: 174cm

Youth career: Turhal Genclerbirligispor, Bucaspor (since 2013)

Current club: Bucaspor

Squad number: —

Current national team: Turkey U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (4/1), FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 (3/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2019

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: unknown

Similar type of player: Ander Herrera

 

Strengths:

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– teamwork Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– tackling and intercepting Untitled

– long shots Untitled

– dribbling Untitled

– ball control Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

 

Style of play:

– box-to-box midfielder with good playmaking skills

– capable of playing in a variety of midfield roles, in an advanced position or in a more defensive role if needed

– very good tackler, and a tactically intelligent midfielder, gifted with good ball skills, distribution, and vision

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– often drops deep and is involved in the buildup of plays

– able to threaten from outside of the 18-yard box tahnks to his very good shooting ability from distance

– knows how to dictate tempo, he’s creative and has the natural ability of an ‘orchestrator’ midfielder who can perform at all of midfield positions

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

– possesses really interesting technique on the ball, decent dribbling skills, vision, decision taking on the ball and passing ability at all distances

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

– high number of touches and passes per game

– competent set-piece taker

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 14 January 2018):

2. Lig 2016/2017: 2 games/0 goals (Bucaspor)

2. Lig 2017/2018 (ongoing): 8 games/0 goals (Bucaspor)

 

Description:

Kerem Kesgin belongs to a very talented generation of Turkish players born in 2000 which includes, among others, Ozan Kabak, Abdussamed Karnucu, Sefa Akgün, Recep Gül, Atalay Babacan & Malik Karaahmet. He has joined Bucaspor youth academy from Turhal Genclerbirligispor in 2013. He made his professional debut at the age of 16 on 10 April 2017 in a 2. Lig fixture against Istanbulspor. He is a regular youth Turkish international and represented his country at two big tournaments already – 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship and FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.

 

Links:

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