Benjamin Mendy

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Benjamin Mendy
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Personal information
Full name Benjamin Mendy
Date of birth (1994-07-17) 17 July 1994 (age 19)
Place of birth Longjumeau, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Marseille
Number 23
Youth career
2000–2007 Palaiseau
2007–2011 Le Havre
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Le Havre 57 (0)
2013– Marseille 22 (1)
National team
2009–2010 France U16 15 (1)
2010–2011 France U17 17 (1)
2011–2012 France U18 3 (1)
2012– France U19 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 October 2012

Benjamin Mendy (born 17 July 1994) is a French footballer.[1] He plays as a left-sided defender for French club Olympique de Marseille. Mendy is a French youth international having represented his nation at under-16 and under-17 level. In 2011, he was a part of the under-17 team that reached the quarter-finals at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. On 24 July 2011, Mendy signed his first professional contract agreeing to a three-year deal with Le Havre.[2] Prior to signing his contract, he was linked with a move to English club Arsenal.[3] Mendy made his professional debut on 9 August 2011 in the team's 2–1 Coupe de la Ligue defeat to Amiens.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "France - Le Havre : Mendy passe pro". Afrik11 (in French). 25 July 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Benjamin Mendy signe pro pour 3 saisons". Le Havre AC (in French). 24 July 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Wenger planning summer bid for Le Havre teen Mendy to shore up Arsenal defence". Daily Mail. 11 March 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "Amiens v. Le Havre Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 9 August 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 

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