Carlos Álvarez

Carlos Álvarez 

 

Full name: Carlos Álvarez Rivera

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 06/08/2003 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Sanlúcar la Mayor (Spain)

Height: 164cm

Youth career: Diez de Sanlúcar, Sevilla FC (since 2011)

Current club: Sevilla FC

Squad number: —

Current national team: Spain U-17

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2024

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: David Silva

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– agility Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– first touch Untitled

– flair Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– defensive contribution

– physicality

– aerial duels

 

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

– 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

– very good at spotting space and his teammates’ runs thanks to his excellent vision and awareness

– likes to dribble

– holds very good skill, pace and low center of gravity

– incredible explosiveness, coordination, body balance, flair, and agility

– 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

– competent set-piece taker

Counter-attack: Álvarez with a great run and through ball to assist his teammate.

 

Álvarez loses his marker with body balance and gets fouled.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 21 May 2020):

Segunda División B 2019/2020 (ongoing): 16 games/0 goals (Sevilla B)

 

Description:

Carlos Álvarez is a product of Sevilla FC academy – one of the best youth systems in Spain which produced many great players in the past years such as Sergio Ramos, Luis Alberto, Carlos Marchena, Jesús Navas, and José Antonio Reyes. Carlos is considered to be one of the most talented players who have gone through Sevilla youth academy in recent years. He made his professional debut for Sevilla B on 24 August 2019 in a Segunda División B game against Yeclano Deportivo. He represented his country at various youth levels. Currently, he is one of the biggest stars of Spain U-17 national team – a very talented group of players which includes, among others Alejandro Iturbe, Adrián Granado, Alejandro Balde, Javier Serrano, Ilaix Moriba, Marc Casadó, and Nico Serrano.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World-class potential.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

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