Defenders Scouting Report

Éder Militão



Full name: Éder Gabriel Militão

Date of Birth: 01/18/1998 (21 y.o.)

Place of Birth: Sertãozinho (Brazil)

Nationality: Brazil

Height: 186cm (6′1″)

Position: Center-back, Right-back, Defensive Midfielder 

Preferred Foot: Right

Current Club: FC Porto — #3

Current National Team: Brazil

Joined: Aug 7, 2018

Contract Until: Jun 30, 2023

Market Value ( £31.50m



– Tackling

– Interceptions

– Physical strength

– Aggressiveness

– Dribbling

– Passing

– Aerial duels

– Blocking (passes and shots)

– Pace & Acceleration

– Balance

– Bravery



– Discipline


Style of Play

– tries to get forward whenever possible

– likes to play short passes

– likes to dribble

– the decent long-passing ability allows him to deliver the ball to the final third

– a huge threat in set-pieces

– versatile, can play as CB, RB, and CDM

– uses his shoulders a lot to take the ball away from the opposition

– often clears the ball away from own penalty area

– reads the game well, leading to high interception rate




Appearances (as of Feb 15. 2019)

Total (2018/19 season): 31 apps / 3 goals / 2 assists

– Liga NOS: 18 apps / 2 goals / 2 assists

– UEFA Champions League: 6 apps / 1 goal

– Taça de Portugal Placard: 4 apps

– Allianz Cup: 3 apps



Éder Militão has been rock-solid in Porto’s defense which led him to gain more attention from top European clubs like Real Madrid, Liverpool, and Manchester United. His performance so far is simply amazing and he was even named the best defender in Portugal for 4 consecutive months! It’s just hard to believe that he is playing his first season in Europe straight from his home country Brazil. And with his Champions League experience, the move to a bigger club would be an ideal next step for his development. Another huge profit expected for the Portuguese side as well!


Futbology’s Potential Estimation


9/10 — Crucial first-team player for top clubs in Europe

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