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Sky Sports Scout - Ryo Miyaichi

We run the rule over Arsenal starlet Ryo Miyaichi

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NAME: Ryo Miyaichi AGE: 18 (14th December, 1992) BORN: Okazaki, Japan POSITION: Winger CLUB: Arsenal (on loan at Feyenoord) FACTS: Nicknamed Ryodinho by the Dutch press after being compared to Ronaldinho 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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Latest under our scout's gaze is Japanese starlet Ryo Miyaichi - recommended by Sky Sports reader Andrea Tay.

The scout reports...

Ryo Miyaichi is a hugely exciting prospect who has been lighting up the Dutch League with Feyenoord.

The young winger, though, is in Rotterdam for one reason - and that is to prepare himself for his future club - Arsenal.

The 18-year-old has already impressed enough to earn himself a move to one of Europe's giants.

Last summer, and still in High School, Miyaichi was invited for numerous trials and he featured for both Arsenal and Ajax, but it was the English club who pushed through a move.

Arsene Wenger sanctioned the move despite Miyaichi suffering a serious leg break during his time in Holland.

Wenger recognised the raw talent that Miyaichi possessed and he officially moved to North London in January this year, but he was soon sent out on loan to Feyenoord.

And perhaps even Wenger could not have anticipated the impact made by his young prospect, who is a regular in Japan's youth sides.

Miyaichi has already featured in a dozen games, and has had the Dutch press and fans salivating at his precocious ability.

A natural-born winger, Miyaichi is able to play in either flank and although right-footed, he has can use his left with stunning effect too.

Miyaichi you could describe an old-fashioned winger, similar in some ways to Adam Johnson - he runs at a defender at any possible chance and what makes him so dangerous is the fact he can attack at tremendous speed.

Despite being an attacker, Miyaichi also has an excellent work-rate and does not need telling twice to track back and help his winger.

Wenger looks to have again pulled off a huge coup by landing Miyaichi, who already looks capable of being able to make an impact.

The scout says...

Work-permit regulations mean Miyaichi has to wait for his chance to play in England, but at just 18 - a couple of years in Holland could be the making of him.

If Miyaichi does continue his current progress then Arsenal could push for his move as soon as possible.

The Scout rating...

Shooting: 7 out of 10

Passing: 7 out of 10

Tackling: 6 out of 10

Heading: 6 out of 10

Pace: 8 out of 10

Vision: 8 out of 10

Current ability: 7 out of 10

Potential ability: 10 out of 10


Current value: £4million

Potential value: £40million

Your opinion...

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