Areola in 2011
|Date of birth||27 February 1993|
|Place of birth||Paris, France|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
(on loan from Paris Saint-Germain)
|2013–2014||→ Lens (loan)||35||(0)|
|2014–||→ Bastia (loan)||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 August 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).
On 18 May 2013, Aréola made his first team debut, replacing Salvatore Sirigu in the 48 minute of a 3-1 home win against. He went on to make a start the following weekend, in a 3-1 away win against Lorient.
Aréola has played for France's U-18, U-19 and U-20 teams, although has yet to be called up by the French senior team.
Aréola was the hero of the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup Final after saving Uruguay's first two penalties — from Emiliano Velázquez and Giorgian De Arrascaeta — in the penalty shootout after the match had remained scoreless at the end of extra time.
- Paris Saint-Germain
- Alphonse Areola, PSG official website
- Alphonse Areola – UEFA competition record
- France profile at FFF