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Benjamin Mendy
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Personal information
Full name Benjamin Mendy
Date of birth (1994-07-17) 17 July 1994 (age 23)
Place of birth Longjumeau, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Manchester City
Number 22
Youth career
2000–2007 Palaiseau
2007–2011 Le Havre
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Le Havre II 12 (0)
2011–2013 Le Havre 57 (0)
2013–2016 Marseille 81 (2)
2016–2017 Monaco 25 (0)
2017– Manchester City 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 France U16 15 (1)
2010–2011 France U17 17 (1)
2011–2012 France U18 5 (1)
2012–2013 France U19 12 (0)
2014–2016 France U21 9 (0)
2017– France 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 June 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017

Benjamin Mendy (born 17 July 1994) is a French professional footballer who plays as a left back for Premier League club Manchester City and the France national team.

Club career

Le Havre

On 24 July 2011, Mendy signed his first professional contract, a three-year contract with Ligue 2 club Le Havre.[1] Mendy made his professional debut on 9 August 2011 in the team's 2–1 Coupe de la Ligue second round defeat to Amiens.[2]

Marseille

On 8 July 2013, Mendy signed for Ligue 1 side Olympique de Marseille.[3]

Monaco

On 22 June 2016, Olympique de Marseille's Ligue 1 rivals Monaco announced that they had signed Mendy on a five-year contract.[4]

Manchester City

On 24 July 2017, it was announced that Premier League side Manchester City had signed Mendy on a five-year contract,[5] for a fee reported to be £52m.[6]

International career

Youth

Mendy is a French youth international having represented his nation at under-16 and under-17 level. In 2011, he was a part of the under-17 team that reached the quarter-finals at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Senior

Mendy was called up to the senior France squad for the first time to face Luxembourg and Spain in March 2017.[7] He made his debut on 25 March 2017 against the former, playing the whole game in a 3–1 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification away win.[8]

Career statistics

Club

As of 3 June 2017[9]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Le Havre 2011–12 29 0 2 0 1 0 32 0
2012–13 28 0 3 0 1 0 32 0
Total 57 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 64 0
Marseille 2013–14 24 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 30 2
2014–15 33 0 1 0 1 0 35 0
2015–16 24 1 4 0 1 0 7 0 36 1
Total 81 2 7 0 4 1 9 0 0 0 101 3
Monaco 2016–17 25 0 2 1 2 0 10 0 39 1
Total 25 0 2 1 2 0 10 0 0 0 39 1
Career total 163 2 14 1 8 1 19 0 0 0 204 4

International

As of match played 13 June 2017.[10]
National team Year Apps Goals
France 2017 4 0
Total 4 0

Honours

Club

Monaco

Individual

References

  1. ^ "Benjamin Mendy signe pro pour 3 saisons". Le Havre AC (in French). 24 July 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Amiens v. Le Havre Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 9 August 2011. Archived from the original on 16 September 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Transfer news: Marseille agree deal for Sunderland target Benjamin Mendy". Sky Sports. 8 July 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Benjamin Mendy signs on a five-year contract". AS Monaco. 22 June 2016. Retrieved 22 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Man City sign Benjamin Mendy". Manchester City Official Website. 24 July 2017. Retrieved 24 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Benjamin Mendy: Man City sign Monaco defender for £52m". BBC Sport. Retrieved 24 July 2017. 
  7. ^ "Monaco star Mbappé given maiden France call-up". goal.com. 16 March 2017. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  8. ^ "Luxembourg vs. France - 25 March 2017 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-03-25. 
  9. ^ "Benjamin Mendy Socceway Profile". Retrieved 1 March 2017. 
  10. ^ "Benjamin Mendy - national football team player". EU-Football.info. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  11. ^ "Trophées UNFP : Le Palmarès Complet de l'Édition 2017". Retrieved 15 May 2017. 

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