Date of birth: 17/05/2006 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Constanța (Romania)
Youth career: Farul Constanța
Current club: Farul Constanța
Squad number: —
Current national team: Romania U-17
Position: attacking midfielder, winger
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Dani Olmo
– ball control
– defensive contribution and efficiency in defensive duels
– physical development
– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot but could be using it a little more frequently to become even more unpredictable
– tries to shoot from unprepared positions a little bit too often
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– advanced playmaker
– can also play on the wing thanks to his superb pace and dribbling skills
– excellent balance, agility, coordination, and changes of pace
– likes to be fielded in a free role as an attacking midfielder, where he is given space to roam the pitch
– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession, and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays
– player that always tries to find a vertical option in his game/often creates numerical superiority with his progressive runs and passes, and pushes his team forward to finishing positions
– likes to dribble
– likes to try creative through balls and unconventional penetrative passes
– likes to shoot from distance
– likes to attack from the left wing where he is capable of cutting into the middle to shoot or make quick combinations with his teammates
– player with a superb vison to execute killer passes and set up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates
– unpredictable in the final third and able to make a difference at any time
– good close control, footwork, and dribbling skills under pressure/in small spaces
– able to deliver pinpoint passes and crosses
– possesses interesting mid-range and long-range shooting skills
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration
– direct and indirect set-piece specialist
– almost completely avoids aerial duels
Băsceanu with very good control, he makes a quick decision, and provides an assist with a superb through ball.
Băsceanu cuts inside, gets past his opponent with a quick feint, and scores with a simple finish.
Heatmap by InStat:
He is best suited to playing as:
Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.
Romanian U-16 Championship 2021/2022 runner-up with Farul.
League summary (as for 19 October 2022):
No senior team appearances yet.
Luca Băsceanu joined the famous Gheorghe Hagi Football Academy at the age of 5. He is considered to be one of the most talented U17s in Romania. He is one of the leaders of an interesting generation of Romanian players born in 2006 which includes, among others, Enes Sali, David Pacuraru, Luca Szimionas, Rares Tomsa, Andrei Dima, Ianis Tarba, Gabriel Gheorghe, Ioan Vermesan, Rareș Fătu, and Alin Cocoş.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European league ambition.