Enes Sali

Enes Sali

Country: Romania/Canada

Date of birth: 23/02/2006 (15 years old)

Place of birth: Toronto (Canada)

Height: 168cm

Youth career: Woodbridge Strikers, FC Barcelona, Farul Constanța (since 2019)

Current club: Farul Constanța

Squad number: 28

Current national team: Romania

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 200.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2025

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Papu Gomez

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– creativity 

– technique

– ball control 

– agility 

– dribbling 

– flair

– passing 

– vision 

– first touch 

– movement

Weaknesses:

– still has a margin to improve his decision making in the final third/can be overambitious with dribbling sometimes

– 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

– 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

– highly technical and creative player

– excellent balance, footwork, coordination, and changes of pace

– likes to dribble

– likes to make quick first touch combinations with his teammates

– 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

– 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

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

– active and tenacious in pressing

– all-action and energetic

– gets fouled often

Sali with an amazing run through the middle – he dribbles past two opponents and scores with a clever finish.
Sali with another amazing run – he dribbles past several opponents and scores with a brilliant finish.

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 3 November 2021):

Liga I 2021/2022 (ongoing): 7 games/1 goal (Farul)

Description:

Enes Sali started playing football in Canada for the semi-professional team Woodbridge Strikers. In 2017, he was scouted by FC Barcelona during an international tournament and moved to La Masia for two seasons, before Barca encountered issues with FIFA and had to release him. In 2019, he joined the famous Gheorghe Hagi Academy. He made his professional debut for Farul Constanța on 9 August 2021, aged only 15, in a 1–0 Liga I victory over Sepsi OSK. On 13 September 2021, Sali became the youngest player ever to score in the Romanian top tier after netting the last goal in a 5–0 victory over Academica Clinceni at the age of 15 years, 6 months, and 21 days. On 3 November 2021, he was called up to the Romanian senior national team at the age of only 15.

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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