Adam Bakoune

Adam Bakoune

Country: Italy/Morocco

Date of birth: 06/02/2006 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Italy

Height: 195cm

Youth career: AC Milan

Current club: AC Milan

Squad number: —

Current national team: Italy U-18

Position: central defender, right-back

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2022/2023 (8/0)

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Nikola Milenković


– athleticism

– tackling

– technique 

– physical strength 

– pace 

– passing 

– crossing 

– anticipation

– football IQ

– versatility

To improve:

– fairly good coordination, pace, and agility for a player of his size, but he still may struggle a bit in front of skillful players with fast direction shifts/great acceleration skills at short distances

Style of play:

– complete full-back/complete and dominant centre-back

– tall player with a great body mass ratio, strength, and natural fitness who feels quite comfortable in contact situations

superb option to play as a right-sided centre-back in a three-man defence system

– versatile, balanced, and well-rounded defender capable of playing anywhere along the backline

– tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems

– above-average ball-playing ability and composure in the build-up

– likes to maraud forward with the ball at his feet and asset his options on the move

– good pace over longer distances

– able to provide pinpoint passes and crosses

– intelligent full-back with good timing and positioning when going forward

– concentrated and composed with very good reading of the game and anticipation

– his long-reaching legs are very helpful when tackling and recovering from mistakes

– strong player who knows how to use his body to gain advantage/wins most of the physical duels

– accurate and tenacious tackler, both standing and diving

– positively aggressive in duels

– could be more dominant in this aspect but he’s fairly good in the air thanks to his height and strength

– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot

Bakoune provides an assist with a superb cutback after a very well timed run.
Bakoune destroys his opponent physically, wins the~ball back, and starts the counter of his team with a very good pass.
Bakoune dribbles past his opponent and starts the counter-attack with a superb pass.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Central defender in 3-5-2.



League summary (as for 4 August 2023):

No senior team appearances yet.


Adam Bakoune is a product of the AC Milan youth academy. He is part of a very interesting generation of Italian players born in 2006 which includes, among others Simone Pafundi, Filippo Scotti, Gabriel Ramaj, Mattia Mannini, Gabriele Finocchiaro, Federico Ragnoli Galli, Leonardo Mendicino, Alessandro Ventre, Tommaso Ravaglioli, and Marco Romano. Last season, he has been an important member of Milan U19s – the first-ever Rossoneri team that made it to the semi-final of the UEFA Youth League.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European league.





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