Mbaye Diagne (footballer)

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Mbaye Diagne
Personal information
Full name Mbaye Diagne
Date of birth (1991-10-28) 28 October 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth Senegal
Height 191cm
Playing position Centre Forward
Club information
Current team
Al Shabab
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Brandizzo 30 (27)
2012–2013 A.C. Bra 29 (23)
2013– Juventus 0 (0)
2013 Ajaccio (loan) 0 (0)
2014 Lierse (loan) 11 (7)
2014– Al-Shabab (loan) 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 August 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mbaye Diagne(born 28 October 1991) is a Senegalese professional footballer who currently plays for Al Shabab in Saudi Arabia, on loan from three-time defending Serie A champions Juventus, as a striker.[1]

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Senegal, Mbaye spent his early career in Italy, beginning in 2010 with Brandizzo where he managed 27 goals in 30 appearances. In 2012, Mbaye joined A.C. Bra, where he went on to score 23 goals in 29 Serie D matches.[2]

Juventus[edit]

Mbaye was signed by Serie A champions Juventus Football Club in July 2013. He was loaned out to Belgian club Lierse in January 2014, and went on to make his debut for Lierse on 31 January 2014 against Anderlecht, scoring in the 25th minute[3] and he scored a hat-trick against Mons on 8 February in his next game for the club.[4] On 2 August 2014 Al Shabab Saudi Arabian King Cup 2014 winner announced signing Mbaye Diagne on loan until June 2015, The player made his first debut against Al Nassr FC on 7 August 2014 at Saudi Super Cup as substitute and played last 17 minutes of second half and 30 minutes of extra-time, he wasted penalty shootout chance to achieve triumph over rivals, But eventually his team won the cup.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senegal - M. Diagne". Soccerway. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  2. ^ tuttocalciatori.net
  3. ^ "Lierse vs. Anderlecht". Soccerway. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mons vs. Lierse". Soccerway. 8 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "SAUDI ARABIA/ OFFICIAL, Diagne joins Al-Shabab from Juventus". Transfermarketweb. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.