Asen Mitkov

Asen Mitkov

Full name in native alphabet: Асен Иванов Митков

Country: Bulgaria

Date of birth: 17/02/2005 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Bulgaria

Height: 179cm

Youth career: Botev Plovdiv, Levski Sofia (2020)

Current club: Levski Sofia

Squad number: 27

Current national team: Bulgaria U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 25.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2024

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Dominik Szoboszlai

Strengths:

– passing 

– vision 

– creativity 

– technique 

– ball control 

– athleticism 

– dribbling 

– first touch 

– versatility 

– set-pieces 

Weaknesses:

– 1vs1 defensive duels

Style of play:

– advanced playmaker

– very intelligent player, who finds the space well between the lines

– knows how to dictate tempo and has the natural ability of an ‘orchestrator’ midfielder who can perform at all of midfield positions, linking up the team’s midfield and attack with ease and effectiveness

– very good coordination and footwork for a player of his size

– likes to come a little bit deeper to get the ball

– likes to shoot from distance

– very good at spotting space and his teammates’ runs thanks to his excellent vision and awareness

– outstanding vision, range of passing and playmaking skills

– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses

– possesses good mid-range and long-range shooting skills

– has the technique, ability, and confidence to execute the killer passes and set up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates

– above-average decision making for a player of his age

– exceptional ability to maneuver in small spaces

– knows how to use his body to shield the ball from defenders thanks to his technique, strength, and ball control

– competent direct and indirect set-piece taker

– fairly good in the air

– operates quite comfortably with his left weaker foot

– good leadership skills, he seems to be a quiet but determined player/possible captain

Mitkov with an absolutely brilliant no-look pass to provide an assist to his teammate.
Mitkov scores with a brilliant first touch curling finish.

He is best suited to playing as:

Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 18 January 2022):

Parva Liga 2020/2021: 1 game/0 goals (Levski)

Parva Liga 2021/2022 (ongoing): 4 games/0 goals (Levski)

Description:

Asen Mitkov joined Levski Sofia youth academy from Botev Plovdiv in 2020. He is considered to be one of the most talented teenagers in Bulgaria. He is the captain and leader of a very interesting Bulgarian U-17 team that qualified to the second round of Euro U-17 qualifiers in great style after beating Serbia, Croatia, and Liechtenstein.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10 

First team material in a top European club.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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