Giorgio Scalvini

Giorgio Scalvini

 

Country: Italy

Date of birth: 11/12/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Italy

Height: —

Youth career: Atalanta

Current club: Atalanta

Squad number: 42

Current national team: Italy U-17

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Gerard Piqué

 

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– aerial duels Untitled1

– marking Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled1

– tackling and intercepting Untitled1

– anticipation Untitled1

– passing Untitled

– anticipation Untitled

– technique Untitled

– ability to read the game Untitled

 

Weaknesses:

No significant weaknesses.

 

Style of play:

– complete, elegant and dominant centre-back

– comfortable to play as a RCB and LCB

– modern defender, who combines strength with good technique and passing

– perfect mix of a pure defender and ball-playing defender

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

– good agility, pace and coordination for a player of his size

– does not dive into tackles

– great at finding passes through both the first and second line of pressing from the opposition

– known for his composure, positional sense, confidence in possession, understanding of the game, and an above-average technical capacity

– very good vision and passing skills also when it comes to breaking the lines with laser passes

– often wins the ball back by outmuscling players thanks to his significant upper-body strength

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– likes to maraud forward

– extremely dominant in the air

– indirect set-piece threat

– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems

– concentrated, determined and committed player with a very good rate of individual and collective work

Scalvini shows his ball-playing ability with a great line-breaking pass.

 

Scalvini intercepts the ball and starts the counter-attack of his team.

 

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.

 

Video:

 

Achievements:

Supercoppa Primavera 2020/2021 winner with Atalanta.

 

League summary (as for 12 March 2021):

No senior team appearances yet.

 

Description:

Giorgio Scalvini is a product of Atalanta academy – one of the best youth systems in Italy. He is part of a very strong Atalanta U-19 team along with other talented players such as Samuel Giovane, Federico Zuccon, Emmanuel Gyabuaa, Alessandro Cortinovis, Andrea Olivieri and Alessio Rosa. Scalvini is also a regular Italian youth international and he’s currently a member of the Italy U-17 national team.

 

Quotes:

 

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

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

 

Links:

Transfermarkt

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