Nicolò Fagioli

Nicolò Fagioli

 

Country: Italy

Date of birth: 12/02/2001 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Piacenza (Italy)

Height: 178cm

Youth career: Piacenza, Cremonese, Juventus (since 2015)

Current club: Juventus

Squad number: —

Current national team: Italy U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), ABN AMRO Future Cup 2018

Contract until: 30.06.2020

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Isco

 

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– versatility Untitled1

– creativity Untitled

– balance Untitled

– intelligence Untitled

– first touch Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– still has margin for improvements – consistency issues and defensive contribution

– aerial duels

 

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– offensive allrounder capable of playing in various positions such as winger, attacking midfielder and support striker

– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability

– midfielder who sees the game differently from most revealing creativity, cleverness at his off-the-ball movements, great vision and passing ability orchestrating or providing dynamism to the team’s build-up process with ease and effectiveness 

– superb coordination, agility and balance

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

– likes to dribble

– often employs feints and tricks to beat opponents

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– brilliant technique and composure in tight spaces he doesn’t fear the individual duels and usually creates danger or suffers a foul, because it is not easy to tackle the ball away from him

– efficient in his play and has a natural eye for goal

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

– competent set piece taker

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

ABN AMRO Future Cup 2018 runner-up with Juventus.

ABN AMRO Future Cup 2018 best player award.

 

League summary (as for 26 June 2018):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Nicolo Fagioli joined Juventus youth system in 2015 from Cremonese. In 2018 he was selected as the best player of the very prestigious tournament ABN AMRO Future Cup – annual friendly international youth tournament organized by Ajax Amsterdam. Nicolo is also a regular youth Italian international. In 2018 he was one of Azzurrini’s bigegst stars at 2018 European Under-17 Championship in England, where young Italians got all the way to the final, which they lost to Netherlands.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

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

 

Links:

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