Jorne Spileers

Jorne Spileers

Country: Belgium

Date of birth: 21/01/2005 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Belgium

Height: 188cm

Youth career: Zulte Waregem, Club Brugge (since 2011)

Current club: Club Brugge

Squad number: —

Current national team: Belgium U-17

Position: central defender

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2021/2022 (5/0), 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (2/0), 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (3/1)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Matthijs de Ligt

Strengths:

– tackling 

– marking

– anticipation  

– positioning  

– passing  

– pace 

– technique  

– aerial duels

– tactical intelligence

Weaknesses:

– lacks the positive aggression and tenacity in duels sometimes

Style of play:

– complete, dominant, and elegant central defender

– perfect mix of a pure defender and ball-playing centre-back

– tall and lean – should work on his physicality but it should come with age and may become his strength in the future

– able to play as a right and left-sided centre-back in a four-man defensive line

– modern defender, who combines strength with good technique and passing

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

– concentrated player with very good reading of the game and anticipation

known for his composure, positional sense, confidence in possession, and understanding of the game

– likes to spread play with good long-range diagonals

– good at finding passes through both the first and second line of pressing from the opposition

– likes to maraud forward and assess passing options on the move

– does not dive into tackles

– dominant in the air

– aerial threat in the opposition box during the set-pieces

– calm and level-headed

– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot

– mature with good leadership skills/potential captain in the future

Spileers reads the game very well, intercepts the ball, and starts the attack of his team.
Spileers charges with the ball forward and plays a superb line-breaking pass to his teammate.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 23 June 2022):

First Division B 2020/2021: 1 game/0 goals (Club NXT)

Description:

Jorne Spileers is a product of Club Brugge academy – youth system that produced many superb talents in recent years such as Charles De Ketelaere, Cisse Sandra, Ignace Van der Brempt, Lynnt Audoor, Arne Engels, Tibo Persyn, and Senne Lammens. Jorne made his professional debut for Brugge’s reserves called Club NXT on 26 February 2021 in the second division game against RWD Molenbeek. He is also a regular youth international for Belgium – in 2022 he represented his country at the European Under-17 Championship in Israel.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

8/10

First team material in a top European league.

Links:

Transfermarkt

Soccerway

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