Gaetano Oristanio

Gaetano Oristanio

 

Country: Italy

Date of birth: 28/09/2002 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Vallo della Lucania (Italy)

Height: 172cm

Youth career: Inter

Current club: Inter

Squad number: —

Current national team: Italy U-18

Position: attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: both

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup (4/1), UEFA Youth League 2019/2020 (4/3)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: David Silva

 

Strengths:

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– set-pieces Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– pace Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled

– first touch Untitled

– long shots Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– defensive contribution

– physicality

 

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

– 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

– able to get out of various different scenarios, able to play wide and go direct, or being central and cutting through the lines/difference-maker

– player that always tries to find a vertical option in his game, so he is very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions

– likes to dribble

– likes to shoot from distance

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

– known for his accurate long-distance shooting ability

– 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 pinpoint passes and crosses

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and very confident of his skills

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

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– equally useful in combinational and counterattacking style

– direct and indirect set-piece specialist

Oristanio with his trademark free-kick goal.

 

Oristanio with a great run down the right flank and assist to his teammate.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

Italian Championship U-16 2017/2018 winner with Inter.

Italian Championship U-17 2018/2019 winner with Inter.

Italian Super Cup U-17 2019 winner with Inter.

 

League summary (as for 21 February 2020):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Gaetano Oristanio is a product of Internazionale youth academy. He is a part of a very successful generation of Inter players which includes, among others Sebastiano Esposito, Lorenzo Pirola, Nicholas Bonfanti, Edoardo Vergani, Niccolò Squizzato, Lorenzo Colombini and Filip Stankovic. Gaetano is also a regular Italian youth international and in 2019 he represented his country at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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