Tommaso Baldanzi

Tommaso Baldanzi

Country: Italy

Date of birth: 23/03/2003 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Poggibonsi (Italy)

Height: 170cm

Youth career: Empoli

Current club: Empoli

Squad number: 35

Current national team: Italy U-19

Position: attacking midfielder, second striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Nabil Fekir

Strengths:

– pace 

– passing 

– vision 

– creativity 

– technique

– ball control 

– agility 

– dribbling 

– flair

– first touch 

– movement

– long shots  

Weaknesses:

– physical strength

– aerial duels

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

– 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

– 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

– likes to play a direct style by running straight at defenders with pace

– possesses very impressive mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– highly technical and creative player

– excellent balance, coordination and changes of pace

– likes to dribble

– known for his “quick feet”, mobility and close control

– holds very good skill, pace and low center of gravity

– 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

– very 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

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– equally useful in combinational and counterattacking style

– above-average decision-making in the final third

– all-action and energetic

– competent set-piece taker

Baldanzi dribbles past his man and scores with a superb shot in the top corner.
Baldanzi with a great run through the middle and superb assist to his teammate.

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

Video:

Achievements:

Italian U-16 Championship 2018/2019 winner with Empoli.

League summary (as for 16 June 2021):

No senior team appearances yet.

Description:

Tommaso Baldanzi is a product of Empoli youth academy. During the 2018/2019 season, he was one of the leaders of the team that surprisingly won the Italian U-16 Championship. He has been in sensational form for Empoli U-19 in the Campionato Primavera this season – he scored 13 goals and provided 10 assists in 28 games. He made his professional debut for Empoli on 28 October 2020 in a Coppa Italia game against Benevento.

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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