Date of birth: 23/05/2003 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Alytus (Lithuania)
Youth career: DFK Dainava, Žalgiris Vilnius (since 2019)
Current club: Žalgiris Vilnius
Squad number: 96
Current national team: Lithuania U-17
Position: winger, second striker, striker
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 75.000 €
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: 31.12.2022
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Alexandre Lacazette
– should improve his play with back to goal
Style of play:
– advanced striker
– dynamic, versatile, and mobile attacking player capable of playing anywhere along the front-line, as a striker, in a supporting role, and on the wing
– creative, mobile and unselfish
– very good balance, coordination, and changes of pace
– likes to dribble
– 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 both feet
– can operate effectively alone upfront or offer versatility in his choice of striking partner
– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls
– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– very direct with his running/tries to get into the final third as soon as possible
– very good ambidexterity using his left weaker foot
– all-action and energetic
Jarusevičius controls the ball in the penalty area, dribbles past his marker, and scores with his left foot.
Jarusevičius scores with a great first-time shot.
He is best suited to playing as:
Striker in 4-4-2.
A Lyga 2019 runner-up with Žalgiris.
Lithuanian Super Cup 2020 winner with Žalgiris.
League summary (as for 24 May 2020):
A Lyga 2019: 5 games/2 goals (Žalgiris)
Gustas Jarusevičius made his first-team debut for DFK Dainava in 2017 aged only 15. His performances have caught the eye of much stronger clubs and 2 years later he moved to Žalgiris Vilnius – one of the most successful clubs in Lithuania. On 22 November 2019, he scored a brace in a league fixture against Atlantas Klaipeda – his first A Lyga goals. Gustas is also a regular Lithuanian youth international and currently, he is one of the leaders and best scorer of Lithuania U-17 national team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.