Full name: Abdellah Raihani Ennaou
Date of birth: 03/02/2004 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Barcelona (Spain)
Youth career: St. Andreu, CF Damm, Atletico Madrid (since 2021)
Current club: Atletico Madrid
Squad number: —
Current national team: Morocco U-20
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2022/2023 (6/3)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: CAA Base Ltd
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Dimitar Berbatov/Robert Lewandowski
– off-the-ball movement
– link-up play
– first touch
No significant weaknesses.
Style of play:
– complete forward
– player with very good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, stamina, and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations and knows how to use his body to gain advantage
– very good pace, agility, and coordination for a player of his size
– killer instinct, great off-the-ball movement, intelligence, composure, and flair in the final third
– clinical finisher capable on both feet
– technical and elegant on the ball
– in addition to his goalscoring ability, he is also a team player who is capable of creating chances and assisting goals for teammates
– his physical power and intellect let him play fruitfully with his back to the goal/very good ability to connect with midfield and attacking partners
– above-average playmaking skills
– often moves deeper into midfield and draws defenders with him in order to create and exploit spaces for his teammates
– generates many flick-ons and passes into the channels for his teammates to utilize
– feels comfortable in tight spaces/under pressure thanks to his footwork, technique, and ball control
– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength, ability to shield the ball, and excellent close control
– likes to take advantage of the carelessness of the opponents/always alert to capitalize on defensive mistakes
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– very active and hardworking in pressing
– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot
Raihani with a very good off-the-ball movement, he gets past his opponent, and scores with a superb finish.
Raihani controls the ball with back to goal, spots the run of his teammate, and provides a superb assist.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre-forward in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 15 November 2022):
No senior team appearances yet.
Abde Raihani joined the Atletico Madrid academy from CF Damm in 2021 after impressing a lot for the youth teams of the Catalan club. This season Abde has been one of the leaders of Atletico U-19 in the UEFA Youth League, a very interesting team with many exciting talents such as Salim El Jebari, Alejandro Iturbe, Javier Boñar, Adrián Niño, Sergio Diez, Aitor Gismera, Javier Díaz, Julio Díaz, and Fabián Urzain. Abde was born in Barcelona but decided to represent Morocco – the country of his parents.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
First team material in a top European league.