Alexandre Barthe

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Alexandre Barthe
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Barthe with Litex Lovech in 2009
Personal information
Full name Alexandre Jean-Luc Barthe
Date of birth (1986-03-05) March 5, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Avignon, France
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Universitatea Craiova
Number 5
Youth career
Saint-Étienne
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Saint-Étienne B 74 (0)
2006–2008 Rodez AF 70 (7)
2008–2011 Litex Lovech 72 (5)
2011–2015 Ludogorets Razgrad 73 (8)
2015–2016 Grasshoppers 11 (0)
2017– Universitatea Craiova 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 January 2017.

Alexandre Barthe (born 5 March 1986) is a French footballer who plays as a defender for Universitatea Craiova.

Career[edit]

Barthe started his club career with Saint-Étienne, representing however only its B-team. In 2006 he joined Rodez AF and helped the team to gain promotion to Championnat National during a 2006–07 season.

Litex Lovech[edit]

On 11 July 2008, Barthe signed a four-year contract with Bulgarian side Litex Lovech after impressing during a short trial period.[1] He made his debut in a 3–0 away win over Slavia Sofia on 9 August, playing full 90 minutes.[2] During his three years at Lovech Stadium, he scored 5 goals in 72 matches in the league. Barthe collected a host of honours in his Litex career, as a two consecutive A Group titles, the Bulgarian Cup and the Bulgarian Supercup.

Ludogorets Razgrad[edit]

On 30 July 2011, Barthe joined Ludogorets Razgrad, signing a two-year contract.[3] During the 2011–12 A PFG season, he formed a partnership with Ľubomír Guldan in the centre of defence and became an established first team player. In his first full season playing for Ludogorets, Barthe made 29 appearances in the A Group and ended the season winning his third consecutive league medal in Bulgaria and first with Ludogorets.l

On 13 January 2013, Barthe signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him at Ludogorets until 2015.[4]

On 13 March 2014, Barthe suffered a severe injury in a game against Valencia of the Europa League.[5] He was out for two months and made his return to the pitch in Ludogorets's away match at Levski Sofia on 11 May. At the end of the season, Barthe became the first foreign player to win five consecutive A PFG titles, as Ludogorets clinched their third championship in a row.[6] He won a 6th title in succession in mid May 2015.

Grasshopper Club Zürich[edit]

On 12 June 2015, Barthe signed a three year contract with the Swiss record champion Grasshopper Club Zürich.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 4 May 2015
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rodez AF 2006–07 33 6 4 2 37 8
2007–08 37 1 1 0 38 1
Total 70 7 5 2 75 9
Litex Lovech 2008–09 24 0 5 0 4 0 33 0
2009–10 27 2 0 0 2 0 29 2
2010–11 21 3 2 0 4 0 27 3
Total 72 5 7 0 10 0 89 5
Ludogorets Razgrad 2011–12 29 3 3 0 32 3
2012–13 14 3 2 0 2 0 18 3
2013–14 17 0 3 1 9 0 29 1
2014–15 13 2 5 1 2 0 20 3
Total 73 8 13 2 13 0 99 10
Career Total 215 20 25 4 23 0 263 24

Honours[edit]

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