Jaiden Bartolo

Jaiden Bartolo

Country: Gibraltar/England

Date of birth: 10/02/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Slough (England)

Height: 184cm

Youth career: Manchester 62 FC

Current club: Manchester 62 FC

Squad number: 10

Current national team: Gibraltar

Position: centre-forward

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 25.000 €

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: 30.06.2022

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Edinson Cavani

Strengths:

– pace 

– finishing 

– instinct 

– off the ball movement 

– athleticism 

– technique 

– link-up play 

– heading 

Weaknesses:

– understanding of tactical processes/lack of experience at a decent level

Style of play:

– complete forward

– player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina, and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

– very good pace, body balance, agility, and coordination

– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize/decent ability to connect with midfield and attacking partners

– killer instinct and off the ball movement in the final third

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– mobile forward who likes to attack from deep, half-spaces, and wings

– likes to speed-up the attacks by dynamic dribbling and off the ball runs/skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– likes to try to beat offside trap

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

– aerial threat in the opposition box

– indirect set-piece threat

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

– likes to press and hassle the opposition’s centre-backs effectively and capitalize on their mistakes/tenacious and hard-working in pressing

– operates quite comfortably with his left weaker foot

– accurate penalty taker

Bartolo loses his markers with a good off the ball move and scores with a powerful finish.
Bartolo dribbles past the goalkeeper after a great off the ball movement and scores from a tight angle.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Centre-forward in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 26 March 2022):

Gibraltar Intermediate League 2021/2022: 2 games/4 goals (Manchester 62 reserves)

National League Challenge Group 2021/2022: 5 games/5 goals (Manchester 62)

Description:

Jaiden Bartolo is considered to be the most talented teenage footballer in Gibraltar. He made his first-team debut for Manchester 62 only two days after his 16th birthday on 12 February 2022 in a league fixture against FC College 1975 in which he scored. Thanks to that he became the club’s youngest ever player and goalscorer. In 2021, he was Gibraltar U-17’s best player and goalscorer. In March 2022, he received his first call-up to the senior national team.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7/10 

Country-scale star with top European club ambition.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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