Víctor Mollejo

Víctor Mollejo

 

Full name: Víctor Mollejo Carpintero

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 21/01/2001 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Alcázar de San Juan (Spain)

Height: 177cm

Youth career: Atletico Madrid

Current club: Atletico Madrid

Squad number: —

Current national team: Spain U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1), 2018 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Arjen Robben

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– dynamism Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– bravery Untitled

– flair Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– close control Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– his understanding of tactical processes & decision making on the ball are reasonably good for a player of his age, but they could still improve

 

Style of play:

– explosive winger/wide forward

– player with a good body mass ratio that feels comfortable in the physical duels and knows how to use his body well to gain advantage

– suitable to play on both wings (preferably on the right as an ‘inverted winger’) or behind the striker

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

– strong, energetic, consistent, aggressive, and hard tackling player with an extremely high work rate

– likes to dribble

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– often uses his skills and speed to beat defenders, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score from

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

– can rapidly speed-up the game by dribbling, and in the final third he offers cross or finishing solution due to his ability in 1v1 duels

– likes to cut inside

– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box

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

– excellent balance, coordination and changes of pace

– possesses powerful and accurate shooting skills

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure

– able to dispossess opponents thanks to his explosiveness, but his timing and defensive positioning are still improvable

– gets fouled often

– all-action and energetic

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-3-3.

 

 

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Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 12 August 2018):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Víctor Mollejo is a product of Atletico Madrid youth academy. He is part of a great generation of Atletico players born in 2001, which includes Óscar Dorta, Sergio Camello, Cedric Teguia, Javier Ajenjo & Nacho Quintana. In August 2017 he made his unofficial debut for Atleti in a friendly game against Leganes becoming the first footballer born in the 21st century to play for Atletico.

 

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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