Clément Lenglet

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Clément Lenglet
Sevilla-SM (2) (cropped.jpg
Lenglet with Sevilla in 2017
Personal information
Full name Clément Nicolas Laurent Lenglet[1]
Date of birth (1995-06-17) 17 June 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Beauvais, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Barcelona
Number 15
Youth career
2001–2007 Montchevreuil
2007–2010 Chantilly
2010–2013 Nancy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Nancy B 33 (6)
2013–2017 Nancy 77 (2)
2017–2018 Sevilla 52 (4)
2018– Barcelona 33 (2)
National team
2010–2011 France U16 6 (0)
2011–2012 France U17 14 (0)
2012 France U18 3 (0)
2013 France U19 6 (0)
2014 France U20 2 (0)
2015–2016 France U21 10 (0)
2019– France 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:53, 3 November 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 October 2019

Clément Nicolas Laurent Lenglet (French pronunciation: ​[klemɑ̃ lɑ̃ɡlɛ]; born 17 June 1995) is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Spanish club Barcelona and the French national team.

He began his career with Nancy, making 85 appearances from his debut in 2013, and winning the Ligue 2 title in the 2015–16 season. In January 2017, he joined Sevilla for a €5.4 million fee where he went on to make 73 appearances, scoring 4 goals, in an 18-month spell before joining Barcelona for €35 million.

Club career[edit]

Nancy[edit]

Born in Beauvais, Oise, Lenglet made his Ligue 2 debut with Nancy on 27 September 2013 in a goalless home draw against AC Arles-Avignon entering the field after 32 minutes for Rémi Walter.[citation needed]

He made 34 appearances over the 2015–16 season as Nancy won the second-division title. He scored his first goal for the team on 29 January 2016, equalising in a 3–1 home win over Clermont.[2] He was sent off on 12 February for conceding a penalty with a foul on Sehrou Guirassy in a 2–2 draw at Auxerre.[3] On 25 April, he finished Benoît Pedretti's corner kick for the only goal of a win over Sochaux at the Stade Marcel Picot, winning his team promotion to Ligue 1 after a three-year absence.[4]

In the first half of the 2016–17 season, he made 18 starting appearances in Ligue 1 for Nancy.[5]

Sevilla[edit]

On 4 January 2017, Lenglet moved to Spain, signing a deal with La Liga side Sevilla FC until 2021. The transfer fee paid to Nancy was €5 million.[5] He was brought in to replace compatriot Timothée Kolodziejczak, who had joined Borussia Mönchengladbach.[6]

He made his debut for the Andalusians eight days later in a 3–3 home draw with Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Copa del Rey (6–3 aggregate loss).[7] On 15 January he made his league bow against the same opponents in a 2–1 win at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium that ended their 40-match unbeaten run in all competitions.[8] He played 17 of their league fixtures in the second half of the season.

On 19 August 2017, Lenglet scored his first goal for Sevilla, opening a 1–1 home draw against RCD Espanyol in the first game of the new season; whether or not it crossed the line became a matter of controversy after the game.[9] He scored his first goal in European competition on 1 November, heading Éver Banega's cross to open a 2–1 home win against FC Spartak Moscow in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League.[10] Having been part of the Sevilla side that kept a clean sheet against Manchester United in the round of 16 first leg, ESPN FC put Lenglet into their Champions League Best XI.[11]

Barcelona[edit]

On 12 July 2018, Lenglet joined Barcelona when they triggered his release clause of €35 million.[12] He played the full 90 minutes for Barcelona as he helped them beat his former club Sevilla 2-1 in the 2018 Supercopa de España. On 23 September, Lenglet was sent off in his La Liga debut against Girona following an elbow on Pere Pons.[13] He scored the winning goal in their Copa del Rey clash against Cultural Leonesa in 1-0 win. He scored his first goal for Barcelona in La Liga against Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou. He provided an assist for Antoine Griezmann for Barcelona's first goal against Eibar away at the Iprua on 19 October.[14]

International career[edit]

On 21 May 2019, Lenglet was called up to the French senior team by Didier Deschamps for a friendly match against Bolivia, and for two UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying games against Andorra and Turkey, all of them to be held in the first half of June 2019.[15] He made his debut in the 4–0 away win over Andorra on 11 June,[16] and scored his first goal in the 3–0 win in the reverse fixture on 10 September.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Lenglet's younger brother, Corentin, is a full-back. He transferred from Nancy to Sevilla in the same deal, and spent one season in the C-team in Tercera División.[18]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 5 November 2019[19]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Nancy 2013–14 Ligue 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2014–15 22 0 2 0 2 0 26 0
2015–16 34 2 1 0 1 0 36 2
2016–17 Ligue 1 18 0 0 0 2 0 20 0
Total 77 2 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 85 2
Sevilla 2016–17 La Liga 17 0 1 0 1 0 19 0
2017–18 35 3 8 0 11 1 54 4
Total 52 3 9 0 0 0 12 1 0 0 73 4
Barcelona 2018–19 La Liga 23 1 9 1 12 0 1 0 45 2
2019–20 La Liga 10 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 14 1
Total 33 2 9 1 0 0 16 0 1 0 59 3
Career total 162 7 21 1 5 0 28 1 1 0 217 9

International[edit]

As of 11 October 2019 [20]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
France 2019 4 1
Total 4 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list the France's goal tally first.[21]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 September 2019 Stade de France, Saint-Denis, France  Andorra 2–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification

Honours[edit]

Nancy

Barcelona

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acta del Partido celebrado el 16 de agosto de 2019, en Bilbao" [Minutes of the Match held on 16 August 2019, in Bilbao] (in Spanish). Royal Spanish Football Federation. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Nancy - Clermont : 3-1" (in French). Clermont Foot. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  3. ^ "À trop se frotter, l'A.J. Auxerre toute proche de se faire piquer par le chardon nancéien" [Rubbing itself too much, A.J. Auxerre got very close to being stung by Nancy's thorn] (in French). Auxerre TV. 13 February 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  4. ^ Lieto, Cédric (25 April 2016). "Revivez la montée en Ligue 1 de l'ASNL et sa victoire contre Sochaux (1-0)" [Relive ASNL's promotion to Ligue 1 and their victory over Sochaux (1-0)] (in French). France Bleu. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  5. ^ a b Garcia, Adriana (4 February 2017). "Nancy's Clement Lenglet completes move to Sevilla for €5 million fee". ESPN FC. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Sevilla bring in Lenglet as Kolodziejczak completes Gladbach switch". FourFourTwo. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Lenglet, "orgulloso" de su debut, dice que están "bien" para el domingo" [Lenglet, "proud" of his debut, says that they are doing "well" for Sunday]. La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 13 January 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid". BBC Sport. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Quique: "Ya estamos tardando en incorporar la tecnología"" [Quique: "We're lagging behind in bringing in technology"]. Marca (in Spanish). 20 August 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  10. ^ "Sevilla 2 Spartak Moscow 1: Lenglet and Banega complete revenge mission". FourFourTwo. 1 November 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  11. ^ Ames, Nick (22 February 2018). "David De Gea, Sadio Mane, Thomas Muller in Champions League Best XI". ESPN FC. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  12. ^ Bertran, Joaquim M. (11 July 2018). "Lenglet deal done: Barça pay Sevilla man's release clause". Sport. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  13. ^ "Barcelona 2 Girona 2: Stuani brace punishes Lenglet red". Goal. 23 September 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  14. ^ "Eibar vs. Barcelona - Football Match Commentary - October 19, 2019 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2019-10-19.
  15. ^ "Equipe de France : Clément Lenglet, Léo Dubois et Mike Maignan appelés pour la première fois". FranceTV Info. 21 May 2019. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  16. ^ "Deschamps praises 'great attitude' after France's revival". The Straits Times. 13 June 2019.
  17. ^ "France 3–0 Andorra". BBC Sport. 10 September 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
  18. ^ Yatkin, Anthony (9 October 2018). "De Beauvais, Corentin Lenglet s'inspire de son frère professionnel" [Beauvais' Corentin Lenglet is inspired by his professional brother]. Le Parisien (in French). Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  19. ^ Clément Lenglet at Soccerway
  20. ^ "Clément Lenglet - National Football Player". EU-Football.info. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  21. ^ "Clément Lenglet". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 17 September 2019.

External links[edit]