Shuhei Kawasaki by Patrick Lyschik

Shuhei Kawasaki by Patrick Lyschik


Country: Japan

Date of birth: 28/04/2001 (19 years old)

Place of birth: Osaka (Japan)

Height: 168cm

Youth career: Gamba Osaka

Current club: Gamba Osaka

Squad number: 34

Current national team: —

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, centre-forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 31.03.2023

Similar type of player: Marko Marin



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– aerial duels

– physicality


Style of play:

– versatile attacking player

– not a typical executor, more an assist-maker

– shows exceptional ball control in tight spaces and finds very good (offensive) solutions

– very quick feet

– extremely tight ball control which he uses for quick changes of direction and thus allows his team more dynamics in the last attacking quarter

– loves short dribblings

– his good peripheral vision allows him to play key passes with pinpoint accuracy

– detects free spaces very well and plays them even from difficult situations

– low body center of gravity

– likes to play short and shallow passes

– detects very well the time when he dribbles and when he has to pass

– great natural flair

– his very good technique allows him to decide in every situation of the game with a basic calm




League summary (as for 19 May 2020):

No senior team appearances yet.



Shuhei Kawasaki comes from the highly acclaimed youth academy of Gamba Osaka. A technically skilled player, Kawasaki’s next promise is to make the breakthrough into Gamba’s first team. Recently Kawasaki has signed a provisional professional contract. He is a player who is completely unknown in Europe, but who has the potential to play in one of the first leagues in Europe.

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