Full name in native alphabet: Пиняев Сергей Максимович
Date of birth: 02/11/2004 (15 years old)
Place of birth: Saratov (Russia)
Youth career: Lokomotiv Moscow, FC Chertanovo (since 2015)
Current club: FK Chertanovo
Squad number: —
Current national team: Russia U-17
Position: winger, second striker, striker
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: 31.12.2022
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: Manchester United
Similar type of player: Dries Mertens
– ball control
Style of play:
– advanced striker
– dynamic, creative and mobile, can play anywhere along the frontline
– likes to dribble
– likes to come deep to receive the ball and start out his attacks from there
– likes to attack from the wing and cut inside to either shoot or pass
– killer instinct in front of goal
– possesses very impressive mid-range and long-range shooting skills with his right foot
– can create a great striking partnership when paired with a typical centre-forward
– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure
– likes to press and hassle the opposition’s centre-backs effectively
– accurate penalty taker
Pinyaev on the counter-attack – he dribbles past the defender and goalkeeper and scores.
Pinyaev cuts from the right wing and scores with his left weaker foot.
He is best suited to playing as:
Striker in 4-4-2.
League summary (as for 6 April 2020):
No senior team appearances yet.
Highly talented Sergey Pinyaev joined Chertanovo Moscow from Lokomotiv Moscow in 2015. Chertanovo youth academy is considered to be one of the best in Eastern Europe. Pinyaev already had two trials with Manchester United and English giants will surely keep tabs on the starlet’s progress with a view to offering him a deal in the future. Pinyaev is also an important member of Russia U-17 team despite being only 15 years old.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.