Arnau Pradas

Arnau Pradas

Full name: Arnau Pradas Algaba

Country: Spain

Date of birth: 24/03/2006 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Manresa (Spain)

Height: —

Youth career: FC Barcelona

Current club: FC Barcelona

Squad number: —

Current national team: Spain U-16

Position: attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Bryan Gil

Strengths:

– pace 

– acceleration 

– dribbling 

– ball control 

– technique 

– flair 

– agility 

– creativity 

– crossing 

– first touch 

– versatility 

– set-pieces 

Weaknesses:

– player with small frame who doesn’t feel comfortable in contact situations

– efficiency in defensive duels

– aerial duels

Style of play:

– inside forward

– equally good on both wings

– superb agility, flair, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination

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

– very vertical player who likes to speed-up the game by his dribbling or passing skills/very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions

– likes to dribble

– likes to use body feints and sole of the foot to get past his opponents

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

– possesses a truly futsal-esque technique when running with the ball and dribbling

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

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball

– above-average passing and playmaking skills

– incredibly explosive over the first meters

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure

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

– positive on the ball, unpredictable, and very confident of his skills

– good composure, movement, and finishing skills in the penalty area/likes to dribble past the goalkeeper in 1vs1 situations

– known for his “quick feet” and speed of movement

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

– excellent ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play

– decent ambidexterity but rather avoids using his right weaker foot

– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various roles and tactical systems

– competent set-piece taker

Pradas enters the penalty area, dribbles past four opponents with some amazing skills, and scores.
Pradas enters the penalty area, dribbles past two opponents with ease, and creates a big chance for his teammate.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Right winger in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

La Liga Promises 2018 MVP.

Spanish U-13 Championship 2018/2019 winner with Barcelona.

Spanish U-14 Championship 2019/2020 winner with Barcelona.

Spanish U-15 Championship 2020/2021 winner with Barcelona.

Spanish U-16 Championship 2021/2022 winner with Barcelona.

League summary (as for 14 May 2022):

No senior league appearances yet.

Description:

Arnau Pradas is a product of La Masia – the famous FC Barcelona youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented players of his generation in Spain. He is a part of an extremely interesting generation of Barca U17s which includes, among others Lamine Yamal, Dani Rodriguez, Hugo Alba, Áron Yaakobishvili, Gerard Hernández, Pau Prim, Álvaro Cortés, Landry Farre, Juan Hernández, Marc Bernal, Pau Cubarsi, Héctor Fort, and Adam Aznou. In March 2022, Arnau signed his first professional contract with Blaugrana.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10 

Player has the potential to become a key player in a top European club.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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