Joelson Fernandes

Joelson Fernandes


Full name: Joelson Augusto Mendes Mango Fernandes

Country: Portugal/Guinea-Bissau

Date of birth: 28/02/2003 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Guinea-Bissau

Height: 172cm

Youth career: Sporting CP

Current club: Sporting CP

Squad number: —

Current national team: Portugal U-17

Position: winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2022

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Sadio Mané



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Style of play:

– wide forward

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

– suitable to play on both wings (preferably on the left as an ‘inverted winger’)

– superb coordination, agility, and balance

– good vision and decision making for a player of his age

– likes to dribble

– confident, dynamic and very positive with the ball

– likes to cut inside to the inside of the pitch to either shoot, cross or pass

– superb off the ball intelligence to recognize spaces where to receive/run into

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

– excellent balance and changes of pace

– able to dribble and make combinations with his teammates at top speed

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control

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

– all-action and energetic

– direct and indirect set-piece specialist

Fernandes dribbles past three opponents, enters the penalty area and scores.


Fernandes starts a counter-attack and dribbles past two opponents.


He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 22 December 2019):

No senior team appearances yet.



Joelson Fernandes is a product of a famous Sporting CP youth system – one of the most highly regarded academies in Portugal and Europe which raised such great footballers like Luis Figo, Simao Sabrosa, Ricardo Quaresma, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Nani. He is considered to be one of the most talented teenagers in Portugal. Despite being only 16 years old, he already plays for Sporting U-23 team.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World-class potential.





8 responses to “Joelson Fernandes

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