Dor Turgeman: Scouting Report by Nene Afadzinu
WEIGHT: 77 KG
CLUB: MACCABI TEL AVIV
Technical striker who often plays as a lone striker. Predominantly right footed but has a competent left foot. Above average height for his position. Mobile with a sturdy build. Strong runner with the ball and has great pace.
Has very good ball control and an excellent first touch. Has quick feet and uses them to create separation for a pass or a shot. Holds the ball up excellently with his close control and strength. Capable of taking on his man 1v1 and beating him with pace and skill. Shows great awareness and technique to link up play effectively with good short passing. Occasionally plays long balls to teammates, with mixed results. Rarely holds onto the ball for too long. Not afraid to let fly from distance and can generate great power behind his strikes. Very composed finisher in front of goal and can finish well with either foot. Decent ground crosser when he gets into position.
Often plays as the lone striker in a 4231 or 433. Has good movement and runs the channels well, occasionally using his pace to get in behind the defense. Serves as the focal point for his team’s attacks, pinning defenders with his strength and bringing teammates into play with his linkup. Likes to be involved in the buildup and would occasionally drop deep to help keep possession. Has great positioning and finds dangerous areas in the box to receive the ball after creating separation from his marker.
Relishes a duel and is dominant in physical contests, using his strength to shrug opponents off the ball or shield the ball himself. Excellent leap and good heading technique make him a real aerial threat. Presses intensely. Rarely attempts a tackle.
Composed in possession. Not the most vocal of players. His decision making can be erratic at times. Tends to get frustrated when things are not going his way.
Turgeman flashing the ground cross across for his teammate to tap in.
Turgeman pinning his defender with his strength before receiving possession.
Turgeman beating his man with a clever trick.
|Running With The Ball||8|
|Movement Off The Ball||8|
|Effort To Win The Ball Back||4|
|Bravery – Physical||10|
|Bravery – Mental||8|
ABILITY = 240/310
70 – 79% = Squad player in a top league
Turgeman has the potential to be a good squad player in a top league or to star in a decent league such as the Jupiler Pro League, Eredivisie, or Primeira Liga. To exceed his current trajected potential and become a world class player capable of starting for an elite team, he has to improve on his defensive contribution, leadership skills, and communication with teammates.