Emiliano Gómez

Emiliano Gómez

 

Full name: Emiliano Gómez Dutra

Country: Uruguay

Date of birth: 18/09/2001 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Rivera (Uruguay)

Height: 178cm

Youth career: Defensor Sporting

Current club: Defensor Sporting

Squad number: 10

Current national team: Uruguay U-20

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100.000 € 

Tournaments participated in: 2019 South American U-20 Championship (5/1), 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup (2/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Anthony Martial

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– technique Untitled

– movement Untitled

– versatility Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– first touch Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– needs to improve the consistency of his end product

 

Style of play:

– inside forward

– offensive allrounder who is capable of playing anywhere along the front line

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

– 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 vary his play by hugging the touchline or positioning himself on the halfspaces in order to make quick combinations with teammates

– 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

– gets fouled often

– all-action and energetic

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

2019 South American U-20 Championship 3rd place with Uruguay.

 

League summary (as for 9 June 2019):

Uruguayan Primera División 2018: 14 games/0 goals (Defensor)

Uruguayan Primera División 2019 (ongoing): 4 games/0 goals (Defensor)

 

Description:

Emiliano Gómez is a product of Defensor Sporting youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented players in Uruguay. He made his professional debut for La Viola 14 April 2018 in a league fixture against Liverpool Montevideo. He’s also a regular youth international for Uruguay and represented his country at 2019 South American U-20 Championship and 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. In 2018, he featured on a list entitled “TOP 60 young talents in world football” by The Guardian. 

 

Quotes:

“Gómez made his professional debut aged 16 and has come through the ranks for club and country with Facundo Milán. The hope – and almost expectation – is that they will become the Luis Suárez and Edinson Cavani of the future. Gómez is not a typical No 9 – he prefers coming into the area from deeper positions and then scoring.”

(The Guardian)

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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