|Full name||Twasam Christian Atsu|
|Date of birth||10 January 1992|
|Place of birth||Ada Foah, Ghana|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) |
(on loan from Chelsea)
|2011–2012||→ Rio Ave (loan)||27||(6)|
|2013–2014||→ Vitesse (loan)||28||(5)|
|2014–||→ Everton (loan)||3||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of match played 22 November 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Atsu arrived at F.C. Porto at the age of 17, finishing his football formation with the club. On 14 May 2011, he was called by first-team manager André Villas-Boas for a top division match against C.S. Marítimo, but eventually did not leave the bench in a 2–0 away win.
Loan to Rio Ave
Loan to Vitesse
He was imminently loaned to Dutch club Vitesse, for the rest of the 2013-14 season. He played 30 games for Vitesse and scored 5 goals as Vitesse finished 6th in the league and qualified to the play offs.
Loan to Everton
On 13 August 2014, Atsu joined Everton on loan until the end of the 2014–15 season. Atsu made his first appearance for The Toffees coming on as an 81st minute substitute in a 2-2 draw with Arsenal.
Atsu won his first senior cap for Ghana on 1 June 2012 against Lesotho, scoring in the process. He was described by the BBC as an "excellent prospect", whilst ESPN added he was "quick and technically impressive", and a potential future star for his national team.
- As of match played 11 December 2014.
|Club||Season||League||Cup[nb 1]||Taça da Liga||Europe[nb 2]||Total|
- Includes Taça de Portugal, Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira
- Includes UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, UEFA Champions League
- "Barclays Premier League Player Profile Christian Atsu". web page. Premier League. 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2012.
- "Christian Atsu – The newest Black Star". Ghana Web. 30 May 2012. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
- "Benfica cruise past Rio Ave". PortuGOAL. 16 December 2011. Retrieved 17 December 2011.
- "Atsu Deal Complete". Everton. 13 August 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
- "Atsu makes debut statement". Ghana Web. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
- Michael Oti Adjei (12 September 2012). "Ghana hails exciting new talent". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
- Atkins, Christopher (12 June 2013). "World Cup 2014: Ten potential breakout stars". ESPN FC. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- "Ghana World Cup 2014 squad". The Daily Telegraph. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2014.
- "Christian Atsu". Soccerway. Retrieved 8 June 2012.
- Stats and profile at Zerozero
- Stats at ForaDeJogo
- Stats at Voetbal International (Dutch)
- Christian Atsu at National-Football-Teams.com
- Christian Atsu – FIFA competition record