Yaroslav Gladyshev

Yaroslav Gladyshev

Full name in native alphabet: Гладышев Ярослав Вадимович

Country: Russia

Date of birth: 05/05/2003 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Russia

Height: 182cm

Youth career: Dynamo Moscow

Current club: Dynamo Moscow

Squad number: 91

Current national team: Russia U-18

Position: second striker, striker

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 125.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: Pavel Andreev

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Kevin Volland


– pace 

– acceleration 

– finishing 

– off the ball movement

– flair 

– dribbling 

– technique 

– ball control 

– first touch 


– if he improves his heading ability he will become even more dangerous

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– versatile, unselfish and mobile forward

– 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

– can operate effectively alone up front or offer versatility in the attacking duo

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

– very composed finisher capable on both feet

– always alert to capitalize on some opposite defensive mistakes

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– excellent balance, footwork, and changes of pace

– likes to try to beat the offside trap

– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets

– decent playmaking skills

– eagerness to track back and work for the team

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

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

– possesses very impressive mid-range and long-range shooting skills with his left foot

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

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

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

– high work rate in pressing

– accurate penalty taker

– decent ambidexterity when using his right weaker foot

Gladyshev outpaces his opponents and scores with his weaker foot.
Gladyshev controls the ball, makes quick decision and scores from outside the penalty area.

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 24 June 2021):

PFL 2020/2021: 15 games/7 goals (Dynamo II)


Yaroslav Gladyshev is a product of Dynamo Moscow academy – one of the best youth systems in Eastern Europe. He is considered to be the most talented Dynamo teenager after the phenomenal Arsen Zakharyan. During the 2020/2021 season Yaroslav scored 27 goals and provided 12 assists in 35 games for Dynamo U-17, U-19 and reserve team. He is also a regular Russian youth international and currently he is a member of ‘Sborna’ U-18 team.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.




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