Artem Sokolov

Artem Sokolov

 

Full name in native alphabet: Соколов Артём Евгеньевич

Country: Russia

Date of birth: 01/04/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Yakutsk (Russia)

Height: 171cm

Youth career: FC Chertanovo

Current club: FC Chertanovo

Squad number: 18

Current national team: Russia U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 100.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Christian Eriksen

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– agility Untitled1

– set-pieces Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled

– first touch Untitled

– flair Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– 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

– 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

– very good pace, 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

– 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

– direct and indirect set-piece specialist

Sokolov with a great run and assist to his teammate.

 

Sokolov enters the penalty area and makes a superb assist to his teammate.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 17 July 2020):

FNL 2019/2020 (ongoing): 1 game/0 goals (Chertanovo)

 

Description:

Artem Sokolov is a product of the FC Chertanovo academy – youth system considered to be one of the best in Eastern Europe. Thanks to his very good performances for Chertanovo U17s he made his professional debut on 17 November 2019 in a league fixture against FK Khimki. He is also a regular Russian youth international and currently, he is one of the leaders of Russia U-17 national team.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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