Oihan Sancet

Oihan Sancet


Full name: Oihan Sancet Tirapu

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 25/04/2000 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Pamplona (Spain)

Height: 188cm

Youth career: Athletic Club

Current club: Athletic Club

Squad number: —

Current national team: Spain U-19

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: unknown

Similar type of player: Georginio Wijnaldum



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– needs to improve his strength to endure strongest defenders


Style of play:

– box-to-box midfielder 

– confident and skilful player with good technique, aggressive dribble, good reading of the game, very good off-the-ball movements and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays

– likes to dribble

– likes to shoot from distance

– quick despite being so tall, which allows him to make dynamic dribbling movements and cover large amounts of space 

– able to threaten from outside of the 18-yard box thanks to his decent shooting ability from distance

– possesses high stamina, energy and the ability to go on lung bursting runs through the middle of the park

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

– determined in defensive phase with good anticipation sense to provide key interceptions, clearences and tackles

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

– impacts the game at both the ends of the pitch

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his technique and excellent close control

– 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


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 22 July 2018):

No senior team appearances yet.



Oihan Sancet joined Lezama – Athletic Bilbao’s famous youth academy – in 2015 from Osasuna. After a very successful 2017/2018 season with Athletic U-19 it was announced that Oihan will spend the preseason training with the first team. He is expected to play for Athletic Club B in the upcoming season.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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