Date of birth: 23/06/2005 (17 years old)
Place of birth: Lithuania
Youth career: FK Žalgiris
Current club: FK Žalgiris
Squad number: 98
Current national team: Lithuania U-17
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2021/2022 (2/0), UEFA Youth League 2022/2023 (2/1)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Arkadiusz Milik
– off-the-ball movement
– physical strength
– link-up play
– technical and first touch mistakes under pressure/in small spaces
– activity and efficiency in pressing
Style of play:
– target man
– tall player with good body mass ratio, physical strength, power, and natural fitness who feels comfortable in contact situations
– quite good coordination and flair in the penalty area for a player of his size
– good instinct and intelligent off-the-ball movement both inside and outside the penalty area
– good finisher capable on both feet
– likes to play with back to goal
– 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
– often uses his strength and aerial presence to bring teammates into play
– unselfish and able to notice partners in more promising positions in the final third
– extremely difficult to knock off the ball thanks to his strength and ability to shield the ball
– aerial threat in the opposition box
– indirect set-piece threat
– operates quite comfortably with his right weaker foot
Jansonas makes a very off the ball move, loses his marker with a smart feint, and scores with a clinical finish.
During the set-piece, Jansonas loses his markers and scores with a powerful header.
Jansonsas with a superb off-the-ball move and composed finish.
Heatmap by InStat:
He is best suited to playing as:
Centre-forward in 4-3-3.
Lithuanian Super Cup winner with Žalgiris.
League summary (as for 28 February 2023):
No senior team appearances yet.
Romualdas Jansonas is a product of the FK Žalgiris youth academy. He is considered to be one of the most talented players in Lithuania. He has been a big star of Žalgiris youth teams for many years. He made his first-team debut on 25 February 2023 in the Lithuanian Super Cup game against Kauno Žalgiris. He is also a regular youth international for Lithuania and he will surely be an important member of the new U-19 national team.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European league ambition.