Jérémie Bréchet

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Jérémie Bréchet
Personal information
Full name Jérémie Bréchet
Date of birth (1979-08-14) 14 August 1979 (age 36)
Place of birth Lyon, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left Back, Left Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gazélec Ajaccio
Number 5
Youth career
1996–1998 Lyon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Lyon 117 (0)
2003–2004 Inter Milan 9 (0)
2004–2006 Real Sociedad 19 (0)
2006–2008 Sochaux 49 (0)
2008–2009 PSV 27 (1)
2009–2012 Sochaux 58 (2)
2012–2013 Troyes 24 (2)
2013–2014 Bordeaux 4 (0)
2014– Gazélec Ajaccio 31 (2)
National team
2001–2003 France 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:56, 27 September 2015 (UTC).

† Appearances (goals)

Jérémie Bréchet (born 14 August 1979 in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France) is a professional French footballer who currently plays for Ligue 2 club Gazélec Ajaccio. He is usually a left back but can play as a centre back. Because of his technical skills he can also play in midfield.

He has been capped three times for the French national side.

Club career[edit]

Olympique Lyonnais[edit]

Jérémie Bréchet made his debut in the professional football during the 1998–99 season in the shirt of Olympique Lyonnais. In that season he played 15 times. Brechet played until 2003 in Lyon, then he had a total of 116 games for "La Reine. Brechet won Ligue 1 with the club for the 2001–02 and the 2002–03 seasons. After a good talk with the club, Brechet could leave Lyon for Internazionale. In July 2003, Brechet was transferred to the "Nerazzurri".


During the Serie A 2003–04 season, Brechet played for Internazionale. The season started well for Inter, but after six average games, manager Héctor Cúper was fired from Inter and Corrado Verdelli took over. With the new manager appointment and an injury, Brechet was featured for only a few more games. In total, Brechet played nine games for Inter. Inter informed him that he could leave the club. In 2004, Brechet signed a contract with Real Sociedad.

Real Sociedad[edit]

Brechet played for Real Sociedad in the La Liga for two seasons. As Brechet was injured seriously, he managed only 20 appearances for the club.

FC Sochaux[edit]

At the ambitious FC Sochaux, Brechet made an impressive start on the pitch. After three games, he was appointed as the captain of the squad. At "Les Lionceaux", he had 2 strong seasons and became a key player for the team by staying injury-free. During his captaincy Sochaux managed to win the Coupe de France twice. In June 2008, Brechet left the club and moved to PSV Eindhoven.

PSV Eindhoven[edit]

In the season 2008–09 Brechet joined the Dutch club Eindhoven. He signed a contract for three years. He wished to play with number 13 jersey, which he was assigned to.

Return to FC Sochaux[edit]

On 22 June 2009, Brechet agreed a move back to FC Sochaux, insisting his decision was because of family.[1]

Troyes AC[edit]

Following the end of the 2011–12 season, Bréchet became a free agent as his contract was not extended. On 9 August 2012, he signed a one-year contract with newly promoted Ligue 1 side Troyes AC.

Girondins de Bordeaux[edit]

In June 2013, Bréchet joined Bordeaux on a one-year deal.[2]

Gazélec Ajaccio[edit]

After one year with Bordeaux, Bréchet joined Ligue 2 for the first time in his career, joining Gazélec Ajaccio on a one-year deal.[3]


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