Aymen Abdennour

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Aymen Abdennour
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Personal information
Full name Aymen Abdennour
Date of birth (1989-08-06) 6 August 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Sousse, Tunisia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Monaco
Number 5
Youth career
2007–2008 Étoile du Sahel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Étoile du Sahel 33 (5)
2010 Werder Bremen (loan) 6 (0)
2011–2014 Toulouse 77 (3)
2014 Monaco (loan) 6 (0)
2014– Monaco 2 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Tunisia U21 3 (0)
2009– Tunisia 33 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Aymen Abdennour (born 6 August 1989) is a Tunisian footballer who currently plays for French club Monaco in Ligue 1.[1] as a central defender.

Career[edit]

Abdennour was born in Sousse, Tunisia. His preferred position is a left winger, although he regularly plays at left-back. He started his career at Etoile Sportive du Sahel in 2008. During his spell with Etoile, he was a fan favourite despite being one of the youngest players in the team. In the 2008–09 season he scored five goals for his club, but they missed on the title and finished third.

On 14 January 2010, Abdennour signed a half year loan deal with SV Werder Bremen which will initially saw him stay at the club until the end of the 2009–10 season. Bremen had the contract option to sign him permanently.[2] Abdennour made six appearances for Werder Bremen. Following the 2009–10 season, Werder Bremen did not take up the option to sign Abdennour and he returned to Étoile.

In July, 2011, Abdennour signed a four year contract with the Ligue 1 side Toulouse. In February 2012, Toulouse extended this, tying the Tunisian to a deal running until 2016.

On 31 January 2014, Abdennour joined the league rivals Monaco on a loan deal.[3] After impressing during a loan spell, he signed a four-year deal with Monaco on 4 July 2014.[4]

International career[edit]

His excellent domestic performances earned him a call up to the Tunisia squad, and he has now won 33 caps for his country, scoring one goal. He was also the captain of the under-21 team.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Officiel dans la journée pour Abdennour". Allez TFC (in French). 16 June 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Officiel - Abdennour prêté au Werder Brême" [Official - Abdennour loan to Werder Bremen] (in French). etoile-du-sahel.com. 14 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Aymen Abdennour nouveau renfort défensif" [Aymen Abdennour new defensive reinforcement] (in French). AS Monaco FC. 31 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Abdennour définitivement monégasque" [Abdennour definitely Monaco's player] (in French). AS Monaco FC. 4 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Werder Bremen testet Tunesier Abdennour" (in German). ran.de. 8 December 2009. Retrieved 27 January 2010. 

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