Cade Cowell

Cade Cowell

Country: USA/Mexico

Date of birth: 14/10/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Ceres, California (USA)

Height: 175cm

Youth career: Ballistic United SC, San Jose Earthquakes (since 2018)

Current club: San Jose Earthquakes

Squad number: 44

Current national team: USA U-23

Position: second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 600.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Sergio Agüero

Strengths:

– pace

– acceleration

– finishing 

– flair 

– agility

– off the ball movement 

– dribbling

– technique 

– ball control

– first touch

Weaknesses:

– aerial ability

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– versatile and mobile player able to play as a main striker, supporting striker and even on the wing if needed

– pacey striker with good technique on the ball, mobility, first touch, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

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

– very composed finisher

– always alert to capitalize on some opposite defensive mistakes

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– excellent body balance, footwork, and changes of pace

– likes to come a bit deeper to get the ball

– likes to start his runs from deep and attack space

– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets

– eagerness to track back and work for the team

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low center of gravity, power and excellent close control

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– known for his tricky off-the-ball movements in and around the opposite’ box

– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize

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

– likes to press and hassle the opposition’s centre-backs effectively

– high work rate in pressing

– all-action and energetic

Cowell on the counter – he outpaces his opponenets and scores with a superb finish.
Cowell loses his markers thanks to his great skills and body balance and scores with his weaker foot.

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 3 May 2021):

MLS 2020: 19 games/1 goal (San Jose Earthquakes)

MLS 2021 (ongoing): 3 games/2 goals (San Jose Earthquakes)

Description:

Cade Cowell joined San Jose Earthquakes youth academy from Ballistic United SC in 2018 after he scored 34 in 33 games for the U-15 team. On 23 January 2019, he signed as a Homegrown Player with Quakes. In 2019, he was sent on loan to San Jose’s USL Championship affiliate club Reno 1868. He made his debut for Reno on 8 June and scored a 17th-minute goal during a 3–2 loss against San Antonio FC. He made his San Jose debut on 11 June 2019, as a 69th-minute substitute during a 4–3 win over Sacramento Republic in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. He started MSL 2021 season brilliantly by scoring 2 goals and providing 3 assists in just 3 games. Cade is of Mexican descent through his maternal line and is eligible to play for both the United States and Mexico.

Quotes:

“He’s one of the best players, in my opinion, on the team. He’s very young, he has lots to learn, but I think we’re here to help him out. You can tell that the more he plays, the more confidence and growth becomes part of him. I can definitely see him becoming a player that can make that jump to Europe soon.”

(Carlos Fierro – Cowell’s teammate)

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10

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

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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