Date of birth: 07/09/2004 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Gdańsk (Poland)
Youth career: Lechia Gdańsk
Current club: Lechia Gdańsk
Squad number: 10
Current national team: Poland U-17
Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder, attacking midfielder
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 150.000 €
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: 30.06.2022
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Frenkie de Jong
– ball control
– positional sense
– needs to improve his strength to endure strongest defenders
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– roaming playmaker
– known for his vision, dribbling skills and mobility
– likes to play short passes
– very good in combination play
– 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
– knows how to dictate tempo, he’s creative and has the natural ability of an ‘orchestrator’ midfielder who can perform at all the midfield positions
– often drops deeper to pick up the ball, participate in the build-up of plays, and create chances for his teammates, courtesy of his good vision and passing ability
– his stamina, determination, agility and pace enable him to cover a lot of ground ground
– constantly asking for the ball and often is an additional passing option
– able to produce powerful and dangerous runs up field on the counter attack
– has the technique, ability and confidence to execute the killer pass and set-up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates
– great composure and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player
Urbański orchestrating the moves of his team.
Urbański with a great dribbling run through the middle.
He is best suited to playing as:
Central midfielder in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 14 December 2020):
Ekstraklasa 2019/2020: 3 games/0 goals (Lechia)
Ekstraklasa 2020/2021 (ongoing): 1 game/0 goals (Lechia)
Kacper Urbański is a product of Lechia Gdańsk academy – one of the best youth systems in Poland. He made his first-team debut on 21 December 2019 coming on as a substitute against Raków Częstochowa becoming the second-youngest player to have ever played in the Ekstraklasa. After the winter break, Urbański made his first start for the club against Piast Gliwice in the 1–0 win, becoming the youngest ever player to have started a match in the Ekstraklasa.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European club.