Buendía at Norwich City FC
|Full name||Emiliano Buendía Stati|
|Date of birth||25 December 1996|
|Place of birth||Mar del Plata, Argentina|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|2009||Cadetes de San Martín|
|2017–2018||→ Cultural Leonesa (loan)||40||(6)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:56, 1 September 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 June 2015
Emiliano Buendía Stati (Spanish pronunciation: [emiˈljano βwenˈdi.a ˈstati]; also known as Emi, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈemi]; born 25 December 1996) is an Argentine footballer who plays for the Premier League club Norwich City. Mainly an attacking midfielder, he can also play as a winger.
Born in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Emi finished his formation with Getafe CF. On 30 March 2014, still a junior, he made his senior debuts, starting for the reserves in a 2–1 away win against CD Puerta Bonita for the Segunda División B championship. On 13 April he scored his first goal, the first of a 2–0 win at Peña Sport FC.
Emi started the 2014–15 season still with the B-team and in the third level, notably scoring twice in a 3–0 home success against CF Fuenlabrada. On 5 December 2014 he played his first match as a professional, replacing Ángel Lafita in a 3–0 Copa del Rey win against SD Eibar at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez.
Emi made his La Liga debut on 1 February 2015, coming on as a late substitute in a 0–1 away loss against UD Almería. He scored his first goal in the category on 27 September, netting the second in a 3–0 home win against Levante UD.
On 5 July 2016, despite suffering team relegation, Emi signed a new five-year deal with the Madrid outskirts side. On 27 July of the following year, he was loaned to fellow second tier club Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa, for one year.
On 8 June 2018, Emi signed a four-year deal with EFL Championship side Norwich City. He scored his first goal for Norwich in a 1-0 win over Brentford on 27 October 2018. He scored a total of 8 League goals in the season, helping Norwich to promotion to the Premier League. Fans voted him into third place in the annual Player of the Season awards. 
On 16 September 2014 Emi was called up to the Spain under-19s. On 29 April of the following year, he was called up by Argentina under-20s for 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup, and joined the latter's training camp on 5 May 2015.
- As of 31 August 2019
|Getafe B||2013–14||Segunda División B||5||2||—||—||—||5||2|
|2014–15||Segunda División B||26||5||—||—||—||26||5|
|2015–16||Segunda División B||3||0||—||—||—||3||0|
|Cultural Leonesa (loan)||2017–18||Segunda División||40||6||2||1||—||0||0||42||7|
|Norwich City||2018–19||EFL Championship||37||8||0||0||3||0||0||0||40||8|
- "2019/20 Premier League squads confirmed". Premier League. 3 September 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
- "Emiliano Buendía - Midfielder". Norwich City Football Club. Retrieved 2 May 2019.
- "P. Bonita 1-2 Getafe B | Resurrección y agonía" [P. Bonita 1–2 Getafe B | resurrection and agony] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 30 March 2014. Archived from the original on 5 April 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "Peña Sport 0-2 Getafe B | El filial cumple en Tafalla" [Peña Sport 0–2 Getafe B | The reserves deliver in Tafalla] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 13 April 2014. Archived from the original on 15 April 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "Getafe B | El filial mira al juvenil" [Getafe B | the reserves look to the juvenil] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 26 June 2014. Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "Getafe B 3-0 Fuenlabrada | Solvente victoria getafense" [Getafe B 3–0 Fuenlabrada | Responsible victory getafense] (in Spanish). El Gol de Madriz. 23 November 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "Pedro León ya hace de las suyas" [Pedro León already does his thing] (in Spanish). Marca. 5 December 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "El Almería por fin manda en casa" [Almería finally rules its home] (in Spanish). Marca. 1 February 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
- "Emi Buendía, Azulón hasta 2021" [Emi Buendía, Azulón until 2021] (in Spanish). Getafe CF. 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
- "Alta Emiliano Buendía" [Signing Emiliano Buendía] (in Spanish). Cultural Leonesa. 27 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
- "Emi Buendia set to join Norwich City". Norwich City FC. 8 June 2018. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
- "Norwich 1-0 Brentford". BBC Sport. 27 October 2018. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
- "Emi convocado por la Sub-19" [Emi called up for the Under-19's] (in Spanish). Getafe's official website. 16 September 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2014.
- "Argentina convoca a Emi Buendía para el Mundial sub 20" [Argentina calls up Emi Buendía for the under-20 World Cup] (in Spanish). Marca. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
- "Emiliano Buendia ya entrena en Buenos Aires" [Emiliano Buendia already trains in Buenos Aires] (in Spanish). Marca. 5 May 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
- Emi Buendía at Soccerway
- Anderson, John, ed. (2019). Football Yearbook 2019–2020. London: Headline Publishing Group. pp. 258–259. ISBN 978-1-4722-6111-3.