Nico Williams

Nico Williams

 

Full name: Nicholas Williams Arthuer

Country: Spain/Ghana

Date of birth: 12/07/2002 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Pamplona (Spain)

Height: 180cm

Youth career: Athletic Club

Current club: Athletic Club/Bilbao Athletic

Squad number: 26

Current national team: Spain U-18

Position: winger

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 1.000.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2022

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Wilfried Zaha

 

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– dynamism Untitled1

– balance Untitled1

– first touch Untitled

– crossing Untitled

– creativity Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

– defensive contribution

 

Style of play:

– wide forward

– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– equally good on both wings

– superb coordination, agility, and balance

– electric pace and acceleration

– likes to dribble

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– confident, dynamic and very positive with the ball

– likes to cut inside to the inside of the pitch to either shoot, cross or pass

– superb off the ball intelligence to recognize spaces where to receive/run into

– excellent balance and changes of pace

– able to dribble and make combinations with his teammates at top speed

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– good reaction to the loss of the ball with good aggressive attitude, and good recovery of his position

– all-action and energetic

After a superb first touch, Williams gets fouled and wins a penalty.

 

Williams dribbles past his man and provides an assist.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

 

League summary (as for 11 December 2020):

Segunda Division B 2020/2021 (ongoing): 7 games/2 goals (Bilbao Athletic)

 

Description:

Nico Williams is a product of a famous Lezama – Athletic Club youth academy. Nico is the brother of Iñaki Williams – Spanish international and current Athletic star. He made his professional debut for Bilbao Athletic on 18 October 2020 in a Segunda Division B fixture against Arenas Club in which he provided an assist.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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