Full name in native alphabet: الهیار صیادمنش
Date of birth: 29/06/2001 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Amol (Iran)
Youth career: Padideh Sari, Saipa FC (since 2017)
Current club: Saipa FC
Squad number: —
Current national team: Iran U-17
Position: centre forward
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 300.000 €
Tournaments participated in: 2016 AFC U-16 Championship, FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 (5/3)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: Galatasaray
Similar type of player: Robert Lewandowski
– physical strength
– hold-up play
– ball control
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
– target man/goal poacher
– tall player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations
– powerful and determined forward with killer-instinct, interesting technique on the ball, decent dribbling skills and cleverness at his off-the-ball movements
– great mix of excellent agility, coordination and reasonably good pace at all distances
– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets
– likes to play with back to goal
– often uses his strength and aerial presence to bring teammates into play
– indirect set-piece threat
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize
– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure
– capable of holding up the ball for teammates to provide them with assists when playing with his back to goal
– knows how to use his body to shield the ball from defenders thanks to his technique, strength and ball control
– able to sniff out a goal in any situation
– often moves deep into midfield and drawing defenders with him, in order to create and exploit spaces for his teammates
– decent ambidexterity using his left weaker foot
– dependable option while defending set pieces
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre forward in 4-3-3.
2016 AFC U-16 Championship runner-up with Iran.
League summary (as for 3 June 2018):
No senior team appearances yet.
Allahyar Sayyadmanesh joined Saipa FC from Padideh Sari in the summer of 2017. He showed himself to a wider crowd at the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 , where he scored 3 goals in 5 games and was the best player of Iranian national team along with other very talented forward Younes Delfi.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.