Gianluca Prestianni

Gianluca Prestianni

Full name: Gianluca Prestianni Gross

Country: Argentina

Date of birth: 31/01/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Argentina

Height: 166cm

Youth career: Vélez Sarsfield

Current club: Vélez Sarsfield

Squad number: —

Current national team: Argentina U-16

Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: Mondial Football Montaigu 2022 (4/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Eden Hazard

Strengths:

– pace Untitled1

– acceleration Untitled1

– dynamism Untitled1

– technique Untitled1

– ball control Untitled1

– dribbling Untitled1

– creativity Untitled1

– first touch Untitled1

– agility Untitled1

– flair Untitled

– passing Untitled

– versatility Untitled

Weaknesses:

– possesses low centre of gravity and is not afraid of physical challenges but he’s a player of small stature who doesn’t feel very comfortable in contact situations

– efficiency in defensive duels

Style of play:

– inside forward

– offensive allrounder with many qualities allowing him to play as an advanced playmaker, second striker or even striker

– creative player with great technique on the ball, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability

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

– likes to dribble

– always tries to find a vertical option in his game and likes to enter the opposition’s penalty area whenever possible

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– incredibly explosive over the first meters

– often uses his skills to beat defenders, cut inside and create himself a decent opportunity to score or create a chance for his teammate

– confident, mobile, dynamic, unpredictable, and very positive with the ball

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

– constantly changes up his movements which never allows the defender to read where he is going

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

– exceptional ability to maneuver in small spaces

– able to dribble and make quick combinations at top speed

– highly technical and creative with good vision and playmaking skills

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

– a pure difference-maker with ability to make attacking solo runs to beat the defensive line and get out of various different scenarios at any time

Prestianni enters the penalty area, dribbles past his opponent with ease, and provides a superb assist to his teammate.
Prestianni intercepts the ball, makes a good run, dribbles past one opponent, and scores with a clinical finish.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Left winger in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

Mondial Football Montaigu 2022 runner-up with Argentina U-16.

League summary (as for 28 April 2022):

No senior team appearances yet.

Description:

Gianluca Prestianni is a product of Vélez Sarsfield academy – one of the best youth systems in Argentina. Gianluca is one of the leaders of an extremely interesting generation of Argentinian players born in 2006 which includes, among others Claudio Echeverri, Agustín Ruberto, Camilo Rey Domenech, Santiago López, Ciro Armoa, Kevin Gutiérrez, Facundo González, Tobías Palacio, and Juan Villalba. Gianluca showed himself to a wider crowd at the prestigious Mondial Football Montaigu, where he was one of the best players and helped Argentina finish 2nd after a very close game against Brazil in the final.

Quotes:

“The truth is that I’ve been waiting for this moment for a long time because, as everyone knows, I’ve been a fan of Vélez since I was born. Signing a contract with the club that gave me everything and, above all, the club I’m a fan of, makes me very happy.”

(Gianluca Prestiannini after signing his first professional contract with Vélez)

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

10/10 BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

World-class potential.

Links:

Transfermarkt

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