|Full name||Yuta Nakayama|
|Date of birth||February 16, 1997|
|Place of birth||Ryugasaki, Ibaraki, Japan|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11+1⁄2 in)|
|2015||→J.League U-22 (laon)||12||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019/20 season|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 31, 2020
Nakayama was born in Ryugasaki on February 16, 1997. He joined J1 League club Kashiwa Reysol from their youth team in 2015. He played many matches as center back from 2016. In 2017, he was selected "Best Young Player award". In January 2019, he moved to Dutch Eredivisie club Zwolle.
In 2017, Nakayama was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2017 U-20 World Cup. At this tournament, he played all 4 matches as center back with Takehiro Tomiyasu. In May 2019, he was selected the Japan national team for 2019 Copa América. At this tournament, he debuted against Chile on June 17.
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Asia||Total|
|2015||Kashiwa Reysol||J1 League||1||0||0||0||1||0||2||0||4||0|
|2015||J.League U-22||J3 League||12||0||-||-||-||12||0|
|Netherlands||League||KNVB Cup||League Cup||Europe||Total|
|Japan national team|