Full name in native alphabet: Χρύσης Ευαγγέλου
Date of birth: 03/11/2007 (15 years old)
Place of birth: Larnaca (Cyprus)
Youth career: Othellos Athienou, Omonia Nicosia (since 2021)
Current club: Omonia Nicosia
Squad number: —
Current national team: Cyprus U-17
Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker
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: Matteo Politano
– ball control
– work rate
– physical development
– consistency of his decision-making on the ball
– frequency and quality of using his weaker right foot
– defensive positioning
Style of play:
– flamboyant winger
– player of a low centre of gravity, good agility, body balance, changes of pace, and coordination
– very good technique on the ball, fast direction shifts, and short-dribbling skills
– likes to dribble
– good ball control, footwork, and dribbling skills in small spaces
– likes to play in an inverted role on the right where he is able to use his skills to beat defenders, cut inside, and create himself a decent opportunity to score or make quick combinations with his teammates
– very positive with the ball at his feet and confident of his skills
– known for his “quick feet”, speed of movement, and close control
– above-average creativity, vision, and playmaking skills/possesses many qualities of an advanced playmaker
– possesses very interesting mid and long-range shooting skills with his left foot
– counter-attacking threat thanks to his pace and acceleration
– very good ability at first touch/high speed in 1-2 combinations style of play
– even though his defensive positioning is still improvable, he shows good signs of work rate in the defensive phase/pressing
– direct and indirect set-piece specialist
Evangelou enters the penalty area, gets past his opponent, and scores with a powerful shot from a tight angle.
Evangelou cuts inside, beats his man, and attempts a decent shot on target.
Evangelou loses his markers with a good off-the-ball move and scores with a superbly placed shot.
Heatmap by Wyscout:
He is best suited to playing as:
Right winger in 4-3-3.
League summary (as for 2 November 2023):
No senior team appearances yet.
Chrysis Evangelou joined the Omonia Nicosia youth academy from Othellos Athienou in 2021. He is considered to be one of the most talented players in Cyprus. He is a big star of Omonia academy and his first team debut should be just a matter of time. He’s also a youth international for Cyprus and currently, he’s one of the most interesting players in the U-17 setup.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European league ambition.