Shubho Paul

Shubho Paul

Country: India

Date of birth: 04/03/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Salkia, West Bengal (India)

Height: —

Youth career: Sudeva Delhi FC

Current club: Sudeva Delhi FC

Squad number: 10

Current national team: India U-17

Position: second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 75.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Sergio Agüero


– pace 

– acceleration 

– dynamism 

– finishing 

– flair 

– agility 

– off the ball movement 

– dribbling 

– technique 

– ball control 


– aerial ability

– lacks atheticism in challenges

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– versatile and mobile player able to play as a main striker, supporting striker and even on the wing if needed

– 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

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

– always alert to capitalize on some opposite defensive mistakes

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– excellent body balance, footwork, and changes of pace

– likes to come a bit deeper to get the ball

– likes to start his runs from deep or wings and attack space

– likes to shoot at every opportunity he gets

– good technique, footwork, and ball control in tight spaces

– difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low center of gravity and close control

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

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

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

– all-action and energetic

Paul loses his markers and scores with a clinical finish from close range.
Paul makes a great run, loses his marker with a feint and sends a dangerous shot on goal.

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-4-2.



League summary (as for 3 September 2021):

I-League 2020/2021: 8 games/2 goals (Sudeva)


Shubho Paul is considered to be one of the most talented players in India. He made his professional debut for Sudeva Delhi FC on 14 February 2021 in a league fixture against Aizawl FC. He scored his first goal just two weeks later against TRAU FC. He is also a big star of India youth national teams – so far he scored 8 goals in 11 caps for India U-17. In June 2021, Shubho was selected to the Bayern Munich’s World squad – a team that included 15 international U-19 talents from 15 different nations.


“Shubho is a very straightforward person. Before a junior game, we asked him what he wanted to do in the match. His answer was simple: score 10 goals. We were a little surprised, but not as surprised as when he scored 13 goals in the match.”

(Vijay Hakari – Sudeva FC co-owner)

Football Talent Scout potential rating:


Capable to mark his name in Europe with a bit of luck and hard work.




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