Yaser Asprilla

Yaser Asprilla

Full name: Yaser Esneider Asprilla Martínez

Country: Colombia

Date of birth: 19/11/2003 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Bajo Baudó (Colombia)

Height: —

Youth career: Envigado FC

Current club: Envigado FC

Squad number: 22

Current national team: —

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 150.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Rafinha Alcântara


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– dribbling

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– lack of strength and size in challenges/defensive contribution

– aerial duels

Style of play:

– roaming playmaker

– versatile player who can play multiple positions such as advanced playmaker or winger

– 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

– midfielder who sees the game differently from most revealing creativity, cleverness at his off-the-ball movements, great vision and passing ability orchestrating or providing dynamism to the team’s build-up process with ease and effectiveness

– 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

– very good pace, agility, and coordination

– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses

– cultured passer with a proclivity for breaking the lines with intricate vertical balls

– excellent balance and changes of pace

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

– good ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play

– mobile player who covers a lot of space

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player

– equally useful in combinational and counterattacking style

– set-piece specialist

Asprilla makes a great off the ball run and provides an assist to his teammate.
Asprilla dribbles past his opponent with ease and sends a dangerous shot on goal.

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 27 August 2021):

Categoría Primera A 2020: 2 games/0 goals (Envigado)

Categoría Primera A 2021 (ongoing): 7 games/2 goals (Envigado)


Yaser Asprilla is a product of Envigado FC youth academy – a club that developed many Colombian internationals such as James Rodríguez, Fredy Guarín, Jhon Córdoba, and Juan Fernando Quintero. Yaser is considered to be one of the most talented players to appear in the Colombian League in recent years. He made his professional debut for Envigado on 3 December 2020 in a league fixture against Independiente Medellín.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

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




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