Morgan Sanson

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Morgan Sanson
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Personal information
Full name Morgan Sanson
Date of birth (1994-08-18) 18 August 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Saint-Doulchard, France
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Montpellier
Number 20
Youth career
2000–2005 Gazélec Bourges
2005–2009 Bourges
2009–2012 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Le Mans 27 (3)
2013 Montpellier B 2 (0)
2013– Montpellier 64 (7)
National team
2012–2013 France U19 7 (0)
2013– France U21 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:33, 23 May 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19:49, 1 April 2015 (UTC)

Morgan Sanson (born 18 August 1994) is a French footballer who plays for Montpellier in Ligue 1 as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Le Mans[edit]

Ahead of the 2012–13 season, Sanson was promoted to the senior team by manager Denis Zanko and assigned the number 25 shirt. He made his professional debut on 3 August 2012 in a league match against Dijon, replacing Idrissa Sylla with only ten minutes to play.[2] He scored his first league goal on 22 December 2012 against Monaco in a 2–3 home loss.

Montpellier[edit]

On 12 June 2013, Sanson signed a four-year contract with Montpellier.[3]

International career[edit]

Sanson is a France youth international having represented his nation at under-19 level.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 23 May 2015[1][5]
Club performance
Club Season League National Cup[a] League Cup[b] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Le Mans 2012–13 Ligue 2 27 3 3 0 1 0 30 3
Montpellier 2013–14 Ligue 1 32 1 3 0 1 0 36 1
2014–15 Ligue 1 32 6 1 0 1 0 34 6
Total 64 7 4 0 2 0 70 7
Career total 91 10 7 0 3 0 101 10
  1. ^ France – Coupe de France
  2. ^ France – Coupe de la Ligue

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Morgan Sanson". Ligue 1. 
  2. ^ "Le Mans v. Dijon Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 3 August 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Morgan Sanson s’engage avec le MHSC" (in French). Montpellier HSC. 12 June 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Les joueurs appelés en sélection". Le Mans FC (in French). 4 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  5. ^ Morgan Sanson profile at Soccerway

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