Henri Saivet

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Henri Saivet
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Saivet with Bordeaux in 2008
Personal information
Full name Henri Grégoire Saivet[1]
Date of birth (1990-10-26) 26 October 1990 (age 29)[2]
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Newcastle United
Youth career
1999–2002 Cergy Clos
2002–2007 Bordeaux
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Bordeaux B 57 (9)
2007–2016 Bordeaux 134 (17)
2011Angers (loan) 18 (3)
2016– Newcastle United 5 (1)
2016–2017Saint-Étienne (loan) 27 (1)
2018Sivasspor (loan) 12 (0)
2018–2019Bursaspor (loan) 29 (2)
National team
2005–2006 France U16 15 (8)
2006–2007 France U17 21 (9)
2007–2008 France U18 4 (1)
2010–2012 France U21 12 (4)
2013– Senegal 27 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:22, 11 July 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:47, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

Henri Grégoire Saivet (born 26 October 1990) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Newcastle United and the Senegal national team. He is a former France youth international having starred at several youth levels.

Career[edit]

Bordeaux[edit]

In 2007, Saivet signed his first professional contract with Bordeaux, thus making him the youngest professional player in the history of the club.[3] He subsequently made his professional debut during the 2007–08 season, at the age of 17, in a league match against Lens.

Newcastle United[edit]

On 11 January 2016, Bordeaux manager Willy Sagnol confirmed that he gave Saivet permission to leave the club.[4] Later that day Saivet officially signed a five-and-half year contract with Newcastle United, joining for a reported fee of £5 million.[5][6]

Saint-Étienne (loan}[edit]

After playing just four matches starting twice in half a season with Newcastle United, Saivet joined AS Saint-Étienne on a season-long loan on 23 August 2016 without a purchase option given to Saint-Étienne.[7][8]

Return to Newcastle United[edit]

On 23 August 2017, Saivet played his first game for Newcastle since 6 February 2016 starting an EFL Cup tie against Nottingham Forest.[9] He was recalled to the first team on 23 December and scored a free kick in a 3–2 Premier League win against West Ham.[10]

Bursaspor (loan)[edit]

On 25 August 2018, it was announced that Saivet will join Turkish club Bursaspor on loan for the season.[11]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Senegal on 14 August 2013.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 11 July 2019[13][14]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bordeaux B 2006–07 CFA 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
2007–08 CFA 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 2
2008–09 CFA 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
2009–10 CFA 26 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 5
Total 57 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 9
Bordeaux 2007–08 Ligue 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2008–09 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2009–10 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6 0
2010–11 6 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 10 0
2011–12 24 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 26 1
2012–13 34 8 6 1 1 0 8 0 49 9
2013–14 33 6 2 0 2 1 5 1 42 8
2014–15 14 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 16 0
2015–16 18 2 0 0 1 0 8 1 27 3
Total 134 17 14 1 8 1 22 2 178 21
Newcastle United 2015–16 Premier League 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2017–18 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 1
Total 5 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 8 1
Angers (loan) 2010–11 Ligue 2 18 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 20 4
Saint-Étienne (loan) 2016–17 Ligue 1 27 1 1 0 0 0 7 0 35 1
Sivasspor (loan) 2017–18 Süper Lig 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Bursaspor (loan) 2018–19 Süper Lig 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 2
Career total 282 33 19 2 9 1 29 2 339 38

International[edit]

As of 27 July 2019[13]
Senegal
Year Apps Goals
2013 3 0
2014 1 0
2015 7 0
2016 0 0
2017 7 1
2018 2 0
2019 7 0
Total 27 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Senegal's goal tally first.[13]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 19 January 2017 Stade de Franceville, Franceville, Gabon  Zimbabwe 2–0 2–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Honours[edit]

Bordeaux[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/07/2018 and 31/07/2018" (PDF). The Football Association. p. 33. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Henri Saivet: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Sky Sports Scout – Henri Saivet". Sky Sports. 25 November 2008. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  4. ^ "Newcastle and Bordeaux confirm £4.5m Henri Saivet deal is nearly done". EuroSport. 11 January 2016. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  5. ^ "United Complete Saivet Signing". Newcastle United. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Newcastle sign midfielder Henri Saivet from Bordeaux". ESPN FC. 11 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  7. ^ "St Etienne sign Newcastle's Saivet and Villa's Veretout on a season's loan". BBC Sport. 24 August 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  8. ^ Monier, Hugo (24 August 2016). "igue 1 : Saint-Etienne officialise les prêts d'Henri Saivet et Jordan Veretout". France TV Sport (in French). Retrieved 24 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Newcastle 2-3 Nottingham Forest". BBC. 23 August 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  10. ^ Baker, Ian (23 December 2017). "Newcastle end losing run with thrilling victory away at West Ham to ease pressure on Rafa Benitez". The Independent. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Henri Saivet: Newcastle's Senegal international joins Bursaspor on loan". BBC Sport. 25 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  12. ^ Mumuni, Moutakilou (26 August 2013). "Senegal: The Magnificent Free Kick of the Senegalese Henri Saivet for Bordeaux" – via AllAfrica.
  13. ^ a b c "Saivet, Henri". National-Football-Teams. Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  14. ^ a b "H. SAIVET". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 May 2017.

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