Youth career: Fenerbahçe
Current club: Fenerbahçe
Squad number: —
Current national team: Turkey U-17
Position: attacking midfielder, winger
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: 2023 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/1)
Contract until: unknown
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: Bernardo Silva
– ball control
– football IQ
– player of a small frame who doesn’t feel comfortable in contact situations
– shot power
– defensive contribution
– aerial duels
Style of play:
– wide playmaker
– an interesting mix of an advanced playmaker and winger
– creative player with excellent technique on the ball, mobility, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability
– player with a low centre of gravity, very good agility, and coordination
– not electric, but he possesses good pace at all distances
– likes to dribble
– likes to play in a free attacking role, where he is granted the freedom to roam the pitch and find space
– likes to move more centrally and combine with midfielders
– likes to operate in the right half-spaces
– has the technique, vision, ability and confidence to execute the killer passes and setup goalscoring opportunities for his teammates
– skillful and intelligent player, who likes to have the ball at his feet and orchestrate the play in the final third
– good dribbler with a futsal-esque close control
– elegant on the ball with a silky touch
– very good footwork and ball control in tight spaces
– able to dribble and make quick combinations with his teammates at top speed
– very positive on the ball, unpredictable, and confident of his skills
– good direct and indirect set-piece taker
– doesn’t use it very often, but he’s able to pass and dribble with his weaker right foot quite comfortably
Arkutcu dribbles past his man with ease and provides an assist with a superb cutback.
Arkutcu creates a decent chance with a very clever flat cross.
After cutting inside, Arkutcu loses his marker with a quick feint and scores with a calm finish.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Right winger in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 7 August 2023):
No senior team appearances yet.
Emirhan Arkutcu is a product of the Fenerbahçe youth academy. He is one of the leaders of an interesting generation of Turkish players born in 2006 which includes, among others Efe Akman, Gökdeniz Gürpüz, Emre Gökay, Yasin Özcan, Yalin Dilek, Kebir Ali Canpolat, Burak Ingenc, Mertcan Ayhan, Efe Can Mete, Onuralp Cevikkan, and Yusuf Akcicek.
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