Full name: Gabriel Veron Fonseca de Souza
Date of birth: 03/09/2002 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Assu (Brazil)
Youth career: Palmeiras
Current club: Palmeiras
Squad number: —
Current national team: Brazil U-17
Position: winger, second striker, striker
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: Mundial de Clubes de la Comunidad de Madrid 2018, Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior 2019
Contract until: 28.05.2020
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Ángel Correa
– pace and acceleration
– close control
– defensive contribution
– still has margin to improve the consistency of his decision taking on the ball
Style of play:
– offensive allrounder
– confident and skilful player with good technique, aggressive dribble, good reading of the game and decision making and very good off-the-ball movements
– capable of playing in several offensive positions, either in the centre as a striker, as a supporting striker, or as a winger
– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space
– likes to dribble
– very good with the ball at his feet and can move past opponents with extreme ease
– extremely difficult to knock off the ball with a low centre of gravity and excellent close control
– tricky off-the-ball movements in and around the opposite’ box
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– plays with a natural flair and is dangerous in the box
– excellent balance, coordination and changes of pace
– gets fouled often
– all-action and energetic
He is best suited to playing as:
Striker in 4-4-2.
Mundial de Clubes de la Comunidad de Madrid 2018 winner with Palmeiras.
League summary (as for 10 February 2019):
No senior team appearances yet.
Gabriel Veron is a product of Palmeiras youth academy. He is considered to be the most talented Palmeiras graduate since Gabriel Jesus. He is also a member of a very talented Brazilian generation 2002 which includes, among others Reinier, Kaká, Kaio Jorge, Gabriel Silva and João Peglow.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.