Date of birth: 23/01/2006 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Poland
Youth career: Bałtyk Koszalin, Lech Poznań (since 2019)
Current club: Lech Poznań
Squad number: —
Current national team: Poland U-17
Position: central defender, left-back
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: Syrenka Cup 2021
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Jan Vertonghen
– operating with his right weaker foot
Style of play:
– complete, elegant, and dominant centre-back
– tall player with decent body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations
– can also play as a left-back if needed
– perfect to play as a left-sided centre-back in a three-man defence system
– prefers an active style of defending by getting into challenges and pressing opponents
– very comfortable on the ball
– likes to maraud forward
– good at finding passes through both the first and second line of pressing from the opposition
– known for his composure, positioning, good timing, confidence in possession, understanding of the game and an above-average technical capacity
– strong left foot also helps in the balance of the team when paired up with a right-footer
– very good pace, agility and coordination for a player of his size
– very good vision and passing skills also when it comes to breaking the lines with laser passes
– tenacious and accurate tackler
– dominant in the air
– concentrated, determined and committed player with very good rate of individual and collective work
– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems
– very mature for his age/potential leader in the future
Tudruj saves his team with a great timing last-man tackle.
Tudruj reads the game very well, intercepts the ball, and starts a dangerous counter-attack with a quick pass.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Central defender in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 16 March 2022):
No senior league appearances yet.
Mikołaj Tudruj joined Lech Poznań, one of the best youth systems in Poland, from Bałtyk Koszalin in 2019. Lech academy produced many interesting talents in recent years such as Karol Linetty, Jan Bednarek, Dawid Kownacki, Robert Gumny, Jakub Kaminski, Kamil Józwiak, Jakub Moder, and Tymoteusz Puchacz. Tudruj is considered to be one of the most talented players of his generation in Poland. Currently, he is the second-youngest member of Poland U-17 national team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European club.