Alan Virginius

Alan Virginius

Country: France

Date of birth: 03/01/2003 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Soisy-sous-Montmorency (France)

Height: 175cm

Youth career: FC Soisy-Andilly-Margency, Entente Sannois Saint-Gratien, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard (since 2018)

Current club: FC Sochaux-Montbéliard

Squad number: 26

Current national team: France U-18

Position: winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 500.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Kylian Mbappé

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– dribbling 

– ball control 

– technique 

– agility 

– balance 

– off the ball movement 

– finishing 

– versatility 

– first touch 

Weaknesses:

– aerial duels

– defensive contribution

Style of play:

– inside forward

– offensive allrounder who is capable of playing anywhere along the front-line

– great agility, flair, body balance, changes of pace and coordination

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

– likes to dribble

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

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

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

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball

– very strong in 1v1 situations, unpredictable and confident of his skills

– constantly changes up his movements which never allows the defender to read where he is going

– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement and close control

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

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

– above-average decision making and finishing skills in the final third for a player of his age

Virginius with a great run – he loses his markers and scores with a superb finish.
Virginius with great off the ball movement, run and pinpoint cross to assist his teammate.

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 8 August 2021):

Ligue 2 2020/2021: 15 games/3 goals (Sochaux)

Ligue 2 2021/2022 (ongoing): 2 games/1 goal (Sochaux)

Description:

Alan Virginius joined FC Sochaux-Montbéliard academy from Entente Sannois Saint-Gratien in 2018. Sochaux’s youth system produced many interesting talents in recent years such as Ibrahima Konaté, Marcus Thuram, Maxence Lacroix, Jérôme Onguéné, and Lucien Agoume. On 6 July 2020, Virginius signed his first professional contract with Sochaux. He made his professional debut in a 2-2 Ligue 2 game against Rodez AF on 19 September 2020. He scored 3 goals and provided 2 assists in 15 league games during his first season which was a fantastic result for such a young player.

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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