Sammy Braybrooke

Sammy Braybrooke

Country: England

Date of birth: 12/03/2004 (18 years old)

Place of birth: Leicester (England)

Height: —

Youth career: Leicester City

Current club: Leicester City

Squad number: 74

Current national team: England U-18

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: —

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: SEG

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Stanislav Lobotka


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To improve:

– player with a diminutive figure who’s not afraid of physical challenges but still needs to work on his physicality

– better mid-range and long-range shooting skills would be a nice addition to his arsenal

Style of play:

– deep-lying orchestrator/midfield playmaker

– likes to dictate tempo using his good vision, passing ability at all distances, and natural technique to create dynamism on the team’s build-up process

– quick and agile player with very good technical ability and fast direction shifts in possession

– superb mix of creative, controlling, and defensive attributes

– very good in combination play

– excellent range of passing at all distances

– good spatial awareness and high football IQ/good feeling when to speed up the play with progressive passes and when to slow down the tempo to retain possession

– great composure and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player

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

– constantly asking for the ball and often is an additional passing option

– energetic, tenacious, hardworking, and determined in defensive phase with good anticipation sense to provide key interceptions and tackles

– positively aggressive in challenges with a high percentage of duels won

– his stamina, determination, agility, and pace enables him to cover a lot of ground ground

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his low centre of gravity, close control, ability to shield the ball, and decent strength for a player of his size

– good leadership skills/he seems to be a quiet but determined and charismatic player

Braybrooke stays calm under heavy pressure and continues to orchestrate the moves of his team.
Braybrooke stops a dangerous counter-attack with a great timing tackle.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Defensive midfielder in 4-3-3.



Leicester City Academy Player of the Season 2021/2022.

League summary (as for 28 July 2022):

No senior team appearances yet.


Sammy Braybrooke is a product of Leicester City youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented English players of his generation along with the likes of Jamie Bynoe-Gittens, Alfie Devine, Kaide Gordon, Luke Chambers, Dane Scarlett, Brooke Norton-Cuffy, Sonny Perkins, and Shola Shoretire. After many good performances for LCFC U23s, Sammy has been awarded Leicester City’s best academy player of the 21/22 season.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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First team material in a top European league.




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