Daniel Maldini

Daniel Maldini


Country: Italy

Date of birth: 11/10/2001 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Milan (Italy)

Height: —

Youth career: AC Milan

Current club: AC Milan

Squad number: 98

Current national team: Italy U-18

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: Al Kass International Cup 2018

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Christian Eriksen



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– still has margin to improve the consistency of his decision making on the ball


Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch

– intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines

– likes to roam around in the space between the opposition’s midfield and defence

– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays

– well-rounded, hard-working team player

– capable both of creating chances for team-mates, as well as scoring goals himself, due to his vision and ability to play off of other players

– likes to shoot from distance

– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings, linking up the team’s midfield and attack

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player

– often makes surging runs into penalty box

– competent set-piece taker


He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.






League summary (as for 7 August 2019):

No senior team appearances yet.



Daniel Maldini is the son of AC Milan and Italy legend Paolo Maldini, and the grandson of Cesare Maldini. He is a product of Milan youth academy. Daniel plays as a midfielder, unlike his father and his grandfather before him. Currently, he is one of the best players of Milan’s Primavera Under-19 team along with other talented players such as Matteo Soncin, Alberto Barazzetta, Alessandro Sala, Alessio Brambilla, Frank Tsadjout, Gabriele Capanni and Riccardo Tonin. He made his unofficial AC Milan debut 23 July 2019 in a pre-season friendly against Bayern Munich.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.





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