Alejandro Arribas

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Alejandro Arribas
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Arribas playing for Rayo Vallecano in 2011
Personal information
Full name Alejandro Arribas Garrido
Date of birth (1989-05-01) 1 May 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
UNAM
Number 3
Youth career
Rayo Majadahonda
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Rayo Majadahonda
2008–2010 Rayo Vallecano B 47 (0)
2009Navalcarnero (loan) 15 (1)
2010–2012 Rayo Vallecano 74 (2)
2012–2014 Osasuna 70 (3)
2014–2015 Sevilla 11 (0)
2015–2017 Deportivo La Coruña 57 (2)
2018– UNAM 26 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 November 2018

Alejandro Arribas Garrido (born 1 May 1989) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Club Universidad Nacional from Mexico as a central defender.

Club career[edit]

Rayo[edit]

Born in Madrid, Arribas began his career in the youth ranks of CF Rayo Majadahonda, being signed by neighbouring Rayo Vallecano in 2008. He spent almost two full seasons with the reserves, making his professional debuts with CDA Navalcarnero in the second half of 2008–09 and going on to be regularly used in a relegation-ending campaign in Segunda División B.

In 2009–10, Arribas helped Rayo B promote to the third level, moving to the first team shortly after – in Segunda División – and being an automatic first-choice (38 games out of 42) as the latter returned to La Liga after eight years. In the 2011–12 season he started in all of his 34 league appearances as the capital outskirts side narrowly avoided relegation, scoring in a 2–3 home loss against Athletic Bilbao on 28 January 2012.[1]

Osasuna[edit]

In late June 2012, free agent Arribas signed a three-year contract with CA Osasuna.[2] He was an ever-present figure for the Navarrese, appearing in 34 matches in his debut campaign.[3]

Sevilla[edit]

On 27 July 2014, following Osasuna's relegation, Arribas agreed to a two-year deal with fellow league club Sevilla FC.[4] He played 18 games across all competitions in his only season, including three in the UEFA Europa League group stage as his team won the competition for the second time in a row.[5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

Deportivo[edit]

On 24 June 2015, Arribas signed a four-year contract at Deportivo de La Coruña.[12][13] His first league match for them took place on 30 August, when he featured the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 draw at Valencia CF.[14] and he scored twice in his first year[15][16] to help to a 15th-place finish.

Pumas[edit]

On 8 December 2017, after only three league appearances during the first part of the season as well as some run-ins with teammates,[17] 28-year-old Arribas moved abroad for the first time in his career and joined Club Universidad Nacional in the Mexican Liga MX.[18]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 20 May 2017
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Navalcarnero (loan) 2008–09[19] Segunda División B 15 1 15 1
Rayo Vallecano 2009–10[20] Segunda División 2 1 1 0 3 1
2010–11[20] Segunda División 38 0 0 0 38 0
2011–12[20] La Liga 34 1 2 0 36 1
Total 74 2 3 0 77 2
Osasuna 2012–13[20] La Liga 34 2 1 0 35 2
2013–14[20] La Liga 36 1 2 0 38 0
Total 70 3 3 0 73 2
Sevilla 2014–15[20] La Liga 11 0 4 0 3[a] 0 18 0
Total 11 0 4 0 3 0 18 0
Deportivo 2015–16[20] La Liga 31 2 0 0 31 2
2016–17[20] La Liga 23 0 3 2 26 2
Total 54 2 3 2 57 4
Career total 224 8 13 2 3 0 240 10
  1. ^ Appearances in UEFA Europa League

Honours[edit]

Sevilla

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Llorente hits hat-trick in Athletic win". ESPN Soccernet. 28 January 2012. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Alejandro Arribas, tercer fichaje de Osasuna" [Alejandro Arribas, third Osasuna signing]. Diario de Navarra (in Spanish). 28 June 2012. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Arribas tira del carro pero con calculadora: "En Granada nos vale el empate"" [Arribas uses calculator to motivate the troops: "A draw is good enough for us in Granada"]. El Confidencial (in Spanish). 18 May 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Sevilla announce signing of Alejandro Arribas". Inside Spanish Football. 27 July 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-07-28. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Stalemate between Standard and Sevilla". UEFA. 23 October 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  6. ^ "El Sevilla engrasa la máquina" [Sevilla tune machine up]. Marca (in Spanish). 29 October 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Feyenoord progress with Sevilla success". UEFA. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Aspas abusa de un valiente Sabadell" [Aspas abuses valiant Sabadell]. Marca (in Spanish). 3 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Suárez sends Sevilla through at Rijeka's expense". UEFA. 11 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  10. ^ "El Sevilla asalta Granada" [Sevilla take Granada] (in Spanish). RTVE. 8 January 2015. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Bacca evita el nocaut del Sevilla" [Bacca prevents Sevilla knockout]. Marca (in Spanish). 22 January 2015. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  12. ^ "El Dépor ata a Arribas" [Dépor tie Arribas]. Marca (in Spanish). 24 June 2015. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  13. ^ "Arribas aclara su situación contractual" [Arribas renders his contractual situation clear] (in Spanish). El Desmarque. 16 August 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  14. ^ "Negredo salva a un Valencia sin rumbo" [Negredo saves drifting Valencia]. El Mundo (in Spanish). 30 August 2015. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  15. ^ "El Deportivo también enseña sus garras" [Deportivo also show their fangs]. Marca (in Spanish). 18 October 2015. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  16. ^ "Un Dépor súper" [Super Dépor]. Marca (in Spanish). 20 December 2015. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  17. ^ "Pumas suma refuerzo 'polémico'; ficha a Alejandro Arribas" [Pumas add ‘controversial’ addition; Alejandro Arribas signed]. Excélsior (in Spanish). 8 December 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  18. ^ "Deportivo hace oficial venta de Arribas a Pumas" [Deportivo make Arribas transfer to Pumas official] (in Spanish). ESPN Deportes. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 27 December 2017.
  19. ^ "Arribas: Alejandro Arribas Garrido". BDFutbol. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  20. ^ a b c d e f g h "Alejandro Arribas". Soccerway. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  21. ^ Keegan, Mike (27 May 2015). "Dnipro 2–3 Sevilla: Carlos Bacca scores twice as La Liga side survive scare to retain Europa League crown and earn Champions League spot with dramatic win in Warsaw". Daily Mail. Retrieved 27 May 2015.

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