Leroy Sané

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Leroy Sané
Leroy Sane S04 2015.jpg
Sané in training with Schalke 04 in 2015
Personal information
Full name Leroy Sané
Date of birth (1996-01-11) 11 January 1996 (age 19)
Place of birth Essen, Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Forward / Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Schalke 04
Number 19
Youth career
2001–2005 SG Wattenscheid 09
2005–2008 Schalke 04
2008–2011 Bayer Leverkusen
2011–2014 Schalke 04
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014– Schalke 04 9 (3)
National team
2014– Germany U19 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 April 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2014

Leroy Sané (German pronunciation: [ˈlɛ.ʀɔʏ ˈza.nɛː]; born 11 January 1996) is a German professional footballer who plays as a forward or attacking midfielder for FC Schalke 04.[2]

Club career[edit]

On 21 March 2014, Sané signed a 3-year professional contract with Schalke 04 running until 30 June 2017.[3] Sané made his Bundesliga debut on 20 April 2014 against VfB Stuttgart.[4] He replaced Max Meyer after 77 minutes in a 3–1 away defeat.[4] He made his Champions League debut against Real Madrid replacing Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting in the 29th minute. He would later go on to score Schalke's 3rd goal in the 57th minute to equalize the game at 3–3. He then assisted Klaas Jan Huntelaar for Schalke's 4th goal on the night, Schalke 04 won the match 4–3 but lost a spot in the quarter-finals due to goal aggregate of Real Madrid 5–4 Schalke 04.

Personal life[edit]

Sané is the son of former German rhythmic gymnast champion Regina Weber and former Senegalese international Souleyman Sané.[3][5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Other Total Ref.
Club Season League App. Goals App. Goals App. Goals App. Goals App. Goals
Germany League DFB-Pokal Europe Other Total
Schalke 04 Bundesliga 2013–14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 [2]
2014–15 8 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 9 4
Total 9 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 10 4
Last updated: 19 April 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ schalke04.de: Leroy Sané knappenschmiede.schalke04.de.
  2. ^ a b Leroy Sané profile at Soccerway
  3. ^ a b "Sane commits to Schalke". Schalke 04. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  4. ^ a b VfB Stuttgart vs. Schalke 04 at Soccerway
  5. ^ Zocher, Thomas (25 March 2014). "Schalke reward academy star Leroy Sane with two-year deal". SkySports.com. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 

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