Youth career: Rhodense, Aquile della Brianza, La Dominante, AC Milan (since 2015)
Current club: AC Milan
Squad number: —
Current national team: Italy U-17
Position: attacking midfielder, winger
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: —
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Phil Foden
– ball control
– long shots
– physical development
– efficiency in defensive duels
Style of play:
– advanced playmaker
– able to play on both wings as well as the mix of wide playmaker and winger
– superb agility, flair, changes of pace, and coordination
– creative player with very good technique on the ball, mobility, acceleration skills, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability
– very vertical, dynamic and energetic player who likes to speed up the game with his dribbling and passing skills/very capable of pushing his team forward to finishing positions
– likes to dribble
– likes to use body feints and tricks to get past his opponents
– likes to play in a free attacking role granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space
– spectacular and intelligent player who likes to have the ball at his feet and is able to make the difference at any time thanks to his dribbling skills and ability to play the final ball
– excellent technique when running with the ball and dribbling
– his fantastic close control, footwork, body balance, and ‘quick feet’ allow him to drift past defenders with ease
– has the technique, ability, and confidence to execute killer passes, and set up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates
– able to dribble and make quick combinations with his teammates at top speed
– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/under pressure
– very positive on the ball, unpredictable, and confident of his skills
– very interesting finishing, mid and long-range shooting skills
– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and movement
– excellent ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play
– very good direct and indirect set-piece taker
Liberali stays calm under pressure and provides a superb assist for his teammate.
Liberali shows his superb footwork, loses his markers with a quick feint, and scores with a precise finish.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Attacking midfielder in 4-2-3-1.
Italian U-15 Championship 2021/2022 winner with Milan.
League summary (as for 8 December 2022):
No senior team appearances yet.
Mattia Liberali is a product of the AC Milan academy. He is considered to be the most talented U17 in the Milan youth system along with the phenomenal goalscoring machine Francesco Camarda. Mattia is also a regular youth international for Italy – he started at the U-15 level and now he’s the youngest member of the U-17 setup.
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