Gustas Jarusevičius

Gustas Jarusevičius

 

Country: Lithuania

Date of birth: 23/05/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Alytus (Lithuania)

Height: 177cm

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

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– finishing Untitled1

– ambidexterity Untitled1

– instinct Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– ball control Untitled

– off the ball movement Untitled

– creativity Untitled

– versatility Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– heading

– 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.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

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)

 

Description:

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.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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