Zalán Vancsa

Zalán Vancsa

Country: Hungary

Date of birth: 27/10/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Budapest (Hungary)

Height: 175cm

Youth career: MLTC, Ferencvárosi, MTK Budapest, Vasas, MTK Budapest (since 2020)

Current club: MTK Budapest

Squad number: 13

Current national team: Hungary U-18

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by 150.000 €

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2021/2022 (3/5)

Contract until: 30.06.2024

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Christian Pulisic


– pace 

– acceleration 

– technique 

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– passing 

– creativity 

– first touch 

– finishing 

– agility 


– aerial duels

– able to dispossess opponents thanks to his explosiveness and does a good job in pressing, but his defensive positioning is still improvable

Style of play:

– inside forward

– can also play as an advanced playmaker or even behind the main striker

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

– 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

– 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 dribble

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

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

– good finisher capable on both feet

– good vision, range of passing, and playmaking skills

– 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

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

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity and excellent close control

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

– often makes surging runs into the penalty box

Vancsa dribbles past one opponent, enters the penalty area, and scores with a clever finish.
Vancsa cuts inside, gets past two defenders, and scores with a nice mid-range shot.

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.



League summary (as for 9 November 2021):

Nemzeti Bajnokság 2020/2021: 3 games/0 goals (MTK)

Nemzeti Bajnokság 2021/2022 (ongoing): 8 games/1 goal (MTK)


Zalán Vancsa is a product of MTK Budapest academy – one of the best youth systems in Hungary. He is considered to be one of the most talented players in the country. He made his professional debut on 24 April 2021 in a league fixture against Újpest. This season has been brilliant for Zalán so far – he already scored two goals for the first team and was absolutely crucial for the U19s in the UEFA Youth League.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.




Leave a Reply