Alexander Nübel

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Alexander Nübel
Alexander Nübel.jpg
Nübel with Schalke 04 in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1996-09-30) 30 September 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Paderborn, Germany
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Schalke 04
Number 35
Youth career
0000–2005 TSV Tudorf
2005–2015 SC Paderborn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 Schalke 04 II 24 (0)
2015– Schalke 04 35 (0)
National team
2017–2019 Germany U21 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:41, 16 December 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 June 2019

Alexander Nübel (born 30 September 1996) is a German footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Schalke 04.[1]

Club career[edit]

Schalke 04[edit]

On 14 May 2016, Nübel made his Bundesliga debut against TSG Hoffenheim when he replaced Ralf Fährmann after 90 minutes.

2018–19 season[edit]

Nübel started the season as Schalke's backup goalkeeper to Ralf Fährmann. After the winter break, Schalke's head coach Domenico Tedesco, dropped Fährmann as the clubs first-choice goalkeeper and promoted Nübel.[2] On 2 February 2019, Nübel was sent off with a straight red card in a match against Borussia Mönchengladbach and was suspended for the clubs next two Bundesliga matches.[3] Nübel started in every match for Schalke after he was selected as the first-choice goalkeeper, with the exception of the two matches he was suspended for.

2019–20 season[edit]

On 6 August 2019, Nübel was selected by Schalke's head coach David Wagner as the clubs new captain.[4] Nübel entered the season with only one year left on his contract with Schalke. On 22 December 2019, Schalke revealed that Nübel had informed the club that he would not renew his contract.On 1 January 2020, Nübel agreed to join German champions Bayern Munich on a free transfer at the end of the season. [5] On 4 January 2020, he handed the captaincy over to Omar Mascarell.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played on 15 December 2019.[7]
Club Season League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Schalke 04 2015–16 Bundesliga 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016–17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18 1 0 0 0 1 0
2018–19 18 0 2 0 2[a] 0 22 0
2019–20 15 0 2 0 17 0
Career total 35 0 4 0 2 0 41 0
  1. ^ Appearances in UEFA Champions League

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Germany - A. Nübel - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Alexander Nübel: Who is the Schalke goalkeeper following in the footsteps of Manuel Neuer?". bundesliga.com. 23 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Schalke vs Gladbach - Match report". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Alexander Nübel named new Royal Blues captain". schalke04.de/en. Retrieved 25 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Alex Nübel to leave Schalke 04 at the end of the season". schalke04.de/en. Retrieved 22 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Omar Mascarell named new FC Schalke 04 captain". schalke04.de/en. 4 January 2020.
  7. ^ "Alexander Nübel » Club matches". worldfootball.net.

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