Paxten Aaronson

Paxten Aaronson


Country: USA

Date of birth: 26/08/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Medford, New Jersey (USA)

Height: 175cm

Youth career: Philadelphia Union

Current club: Philadelphia Union

Squad number: 30

Current national team: —

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Mason Mount


Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– passing Untitled1

– vision Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled

– first touch Untitled

– ambidexterity Untitled


Weaknesses:

– physical strength


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

– 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

– works hard in pressing

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– good ambidexterity when using his left weaker foot

– competent set-piece taker

Aaronson with a beautiful assist with his weaker foot.

Aaronson dribbles past his opponent and makes an intelligent pre-assist to his teammate.

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.


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Achievements:



League summary (as for 2 April 2021):

USL Championship 2020: 15 games/1 goal (Philadelphia Union II)


Description:

Paxten Aaronson is a product of Philadelphia Union youth academy. He is the younger brother of Red Bull Salzburg and United States midfielder Brenden Aaronson. After five seasons with the academy, Paxten was called up to the Philadelphia Union II, the Philadelphia Union reserve team in USL Championship. He made his competitive debut for Union II on July 22, 2020, against New York Red Bulls II, as a 67th minute substitute for Steve Kingue.


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Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

First team material in a top European club.


Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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