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Sky Sports Scout - Kyriakos Papadopoulos

We run the rule over Greek starlet Kyriakos Papadopoulos

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NAME: Kyriakos Papadopoulos AGE: 16 (23rd February1992) BORN: Katerini, Greece POSITION: Central defender CLUB Olympiakos FACTS: Youngest player ever in Greek top-flight Sky Sports Scout Ratings: 0-10 - No hoper 11-20 - Should look elsewhere 21-30 - Might not make it 31-40 - Has work to do 41-50 - Keep an eye on him 51-60 - Great prospect 61-70 - On his way to the top 71-80 - Already World-class

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Up this week for the scout is Olympiakos' Kyriakos Papadopoulos who was recommended by Sky Sports reader Costas Saris.

The scout reports...

The most promising Greek player at this moment in time and still he is only aged 16.

Olympiakos' scouts discovered Kyriakos Papadopoulos last year playing for GAS Svoronou and quickly snapped him up.

He is a very strong central defender and is the youngest player ever to play in the Greek Championship after making his debut at 15 years and 283 days last December playing against Atromitos.

Despite of his age, he is already very tall and is playing like a leader. He is widely expected to be at the heart of central defence of the national team for the next 20 years.

This season he is expected to play more games with Olympiakos. The Greek double holders renewed his contract recently untill 2011. The new clause in his contract is €6 million.

The scout says...

He is quick, very effective at one on one defending, excellent in the air and good on the ground. He has a good first pass to help the midfield counter. Overall with his good technique and natural talent, he is an outstanding youngster with huge potential.

The Scout rating...

Shooting: 5 out of 10

Passing: 7 out of 10

Tackling: 8 out of 10

Heading: 9 out of 10

Pace: 9 out of 10

Vision: 6 out of 10

Current ability: 8 out of 10

Potential ability: 10 out of 10


Current value: £4million

Potential value: £18million

Your opinion...

You have read our opinion of Kyriakos Papadopoulos - now we want your views. Have you seen Papadopoulos in action? Do you agree with our assesment? Do you think he will make it?

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