Giovani

Giovani

Full name: Giovani Henrique Amorim da Silva

Country: Brazil

Date of birth: 01/01/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Itaquaquecetuba (Brazil)

Height: 182cm

Youth career: Palmeiras

Current club: Palmeiras

Squad number: 41

Current national team: Brazil U-17

Position: winger, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 31.12.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: Manchester City

Similar type of player: Ángel Di María

Strengths:

– pace and acceleration 

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– technique 

– first touch

– creativity

– flair

– passing

– balance

– finishing

– crossing

Weaknesses:

– defensive contribution

– needs to improve his strength to endure stronger defenders

Style of play:

– inside forward

– extremely skilled player able to play anywhere in attack

– creative player with great technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability

– likes to dribble

– excellent ball control and first touch

– confident, powerful, dynamic and very positive with the ball

– often uses his skills to beat defenders, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score or pass

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

– great agility, coordination and flair

– exceptional ability to maneuver in tight spaces

– dangerous in the penalty area thanks to his composure and finishing ability

– able to get out of various different scenarios, able to play wide and go direct, or being central and cutting through the lines/difference-maker

– very good in combination play

– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space

– excellent body balance and changes of pace

– able to dribble and make quick combinations with his teammates at top speed

– decent passing and playmaking skills

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

– good indirect set-piece taker

Giovani loses his markers with great off the ball movement and scores with a brilliant finish.
Giovani uses his pace and skills, dribbles past two defenders and send a dangerous shot on goal.

He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 11 May 2021):

Campeonato Paulista 2021 (ongoing): 10 games/0 goals (Palmeiras)

Description:

Giovani is a product of Palmeiras academy – youth school that produced many talented players in recent years such as Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Veron, Gabriel Menino, Renan, Gabriel Silva, Danilo, Patrick de Paula, Vitão, Fernando, Luan Cândido and Wesley. Giovani made his professional debut for Palmeiras on 3 March 2021 in Campeonato Paulista fixture against Corinthians. He is also a member of a very strong generation of Brazilian players born in 2004 which includes, among others Matheus Nascimento, Matheus França, Kaiky Melo, Emersonn, Vinícius Tobías, Ângelo Gabriel, Mateusão, Sávio and Jhonatan Kauan.

Quotes:

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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