Gabriel Sigua

Gabriel Sigua

Full name in native alphabet: გაბრიელ სიგუა

Country: Georgia

Date of birth: 30/06/2004 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Rustavi (Georgia)

Height: —

Youth career: Dinamo Tbilisi

Current club: Dinamo Tbilisi

Squad number: 38

Current national team: Georgia U-18

Position: defensive midfielder, central midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 250.000 €

Tournaments participated in: 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Juraj Kucka

Strengths:

– passing Untitled1

– athleticism Untitled1

– off-the-ball movement Untitled1

– positioning Untitled1

– tackling Untitled1

– aerial duels Untitled1

– pace Untitled

– vision Untitled

– technique Untitled

– tactical awareness Untitled

– versatility Untitled

To improve:

better mid-range and long-range shooting skills would be a very nice addition for a player of his profile

– higher creativity in the final third

Style of play:

– box-to-box midfielder

– has all the qualities and can be also very effective in a more pivotal role as a holding midfielder

– able to play in both a three- or four-man midfield

– tall player with excellent body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina, and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations

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

– likes to play short passes

still too early to call him press-resistant but he has decent composure under pressure, spatial awareness, and maneuvers quite comfortably in crowded areas

– knows how to create dynamism in the team’s build-up process by using his natural verticality, good vision, and passing ability

– possesses high stamina, energy, and the ability to go on lung-bursting runs through the middle of the park

– intelligent player with good positional sense who finds the space well between the lines

– able to make effective late runs into the opposite penalty box lurking for a chance to score or provide an assist

– likes to occupy and make his attacking movements through the left halfspace

– decent ability at first touch/high speed in one-two combinations with his teammates

– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength, ability to shield the ball, and technique

– able to produce powerful and dangerous runs up field on the counterattack

– accurate and tenacious tackler

– knows how to use his body strength in challenges/wins most of the physical duels

– very dominant in the air/aerial threat in the opposition box

– good decision-making for a player of his age

– high work rate and determination

Sigua makes a very good timing run into the penalty area and provides an assist.
Sigua wins the ball back, starts the counter-attack, and provides a very good pass to the wing.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.

Video:

Achievements:

League summary (as for 27 October 2022):

Erovnuli Liga 2022 (ongoing): 5 games/0 goals (Dinamo)

Description:

Gabriel Sigua is a product of the Dinamo Tbilisi youth academy. He is one of the leaders of a very interesting generation of Georgian teenagers which includes, among others Gizo Mamageishvili, Otar Mamageishvili, Saba Khvadagiani, Luka Gagnidze, Saba Goglichidze, Giorgi Abuashvili, Luka Kekelidze, Giorgi Pirtakhia, Nikoloz Tskhovrebashvili, Nika Sikharulashvili, Giorgi Kvernadze, Luka Parkadze, Tornike Dundua, Alexandre Turkia, and Soso Kopaliani. Gabriel made his professional debut for Dinamo on 7 August 2022 in the Georgian Cup game against FC Samtredia.

Quotes:

Football Talent Scout potential rating:

7,5/10 BallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Country-scale star with top European league ambition.

Links:

Transfermarkt

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