Malo Gusto

Malo Gusto


Country: France

Date of birth: 19/05/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Décines-Charpieu (France)

Height: 179cm

Youth career: AS Villefontaine, FC Bourgoin-Jallieu, Olympique Lyonnais

Current club: Olympique Lyonnais

Squad number: 17

Current national team: France U-17

Position: central defender, right-back

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Kyle Walker



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– ball control Untitled1

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No significant weaknesses.


Style of play:

– complete full-back

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– very good agility and coordination, with great pace at all distances

– able to play as a central defender or even defensive midfielder if needed

– often looks to burst forward to offer width to the attacking movement in the final third

– very good technique, ball control, and passing skills/perfect full-back for a team looking to build from the back

– likes to cross

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– equally competent offensively as defensively

– superb dribbling skills, first touch and close control in limited spaces

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

– high work rate and winning mentality

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

– endless energy and his powerful running make him an incredibly useful asset as he brings an offensive value to a team, with a lot of activity during 90 minutes on the right side

– great timing and game reading ability when going forward

Gusto makes a last-man tackle and starts the counter-attack.


Gusto outpaces his opponent and intercepts the ball.


He is best suited to playing as:

Right-back in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 16 February 2021):

Ligue 1 2020/2021 (ongoing): 1 game/0 goals (Lyon)



Malo Gusto joined Olympique Lyonnais youth academy from FC Bourgoin-Jallieu in 2016. He signed his first professional contract with the club in December 2020. he made his professional debut just one month later in a derby game against Saint-Étienne. He is part of a very interesting generation of French players born in 2003 which includes, among others Rayan Cherki, Lucas Gourna-Douath, Warren Bondo, Hannibal Mejbri, Lenny Lacroix and Lisandru Tramoni.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.





3 responses to “Malo Gusto

  1. Hey brother how are you. Actually you’re good player would like to give me your contact please my name is Christian Mukudju I live in Australia.

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