Sebastian Walukiewicz

Sebastian Walukiewicz

 

Country: Poland

Date of birth: 05/04/2000 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Gorzów Wielkopolski (Poland)

Height: 188cm

Youth career: MKP Gorzów Wielkopolski, Legia Warszawa, Pogoń Szczecin (since 2017)

Current club: Pogoń Szczecin

Squad number: 40

Current national team: Poland U-20

Position: central defender, defensive midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 200.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification elite round (2/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2020

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: Arsenal & Southampton

Similar type of player: Raphaël Varane

 

Strengths:

– aerial duels Untitled1

– marking Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– passing Untitled

– anticipation Untitled

– concentration Untitled

– composure Untitled

– ability to read the game Untitled

– bravery Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

 

Style of play:

– complete, elegant and dominant centre-back

– large, consistent, and physically strong player who feels very comfortable in contact situations

– great at finding passes through both the first and second line of pressing from the opposition

– known for his composure, confidence in possession, understanding of the game and an above-average technical capacity

– very good vision and passing skills also when it comes to breaking the lines with laser passes

– often wins the ball back by outmuscling players thanks to his significant upper-body strength

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– extremely dominant in the air

– indirect set-piece threat

– high tackling and interception rate

– concentrated, determined and commited player with very good rate of individual and collective work

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

Polish U-19 Champion 2015/2016 with Legia.

Polish U-19 Champion 2016/2017 with Legia.

 

League summary (as for 25 November 2018):

Ekstraklasa 2017/2018: 3 games/0 goals (Pogoń)

Ekstraklasa 2018/2019 (ongoing): 14 games/0 goals (Pogoń)

 

Description:

Sebastian Walukiewicz joined Pogoń Szczecin from Legia Warszawa in 2017. He made his Ekstraklasa debut on 4 April 2018 against Legia. His recent performances already caught the eyes of several notable European clubs including Arsenal and Southampton. He is also a regular Polish youth international, having been capped at the U-15, U-16, U-17 U-18, U-19 and U-20 levels – he earned over 35 caps so far.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

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