Jérémy Morel

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Jérémy Morel
FC Lorient 2010-211 - Jérémy Morel.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-04-02) 2 April 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Lorient, France
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Left-back
Club information
Current team
Number 15
Youth career
1994–2002 Lorient
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2011 Lorient 214 (12)
2011–2015 Marseille 120 (2)
2015– Lyon 69 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:39, 3 November 2017 (UTC).

Jérémy Morel (born 2 April 1984) is a French professional footballer who currently plays as a left-back for Ligue 1 side Lyon.

Club career[edit]


Born in Lorient, Morel made his senior debut for FC Lorient at the age of 19, coming on as a substitute for Pape Malick Diop in Lorient's Ligue 2 1–0 defeat at home to FC Gueugnon on 19 April 2003. He played only one other match (a Ligue 2 match) in the 2002–03 season. In the next three seasons, he progressively played more matches for Lorient. Morel played 28 matches in Lorient's 2005–06 Ligue 2 season in which Lorient finished in third position; they were thus promoted to Ligue 1 for the 2006–07 season.


On 19 June 2011, Morel ended his nine-year senior spell with Lorient to join Ligue 1 club Olympique de Marseille, signing a contract that would last until 30 June 2015.[1]


On 1 June 2015, Morel Joined Olympique Lyonnais on a three-year contract.[2]

On 13 April 2017, Morel pinched the ball from goalkeeper Fabricio Agosto Ramírez in the penalty area and tapped it into an empty net in the 84th minute for the final goal of Lyon's 2-1 home 2016–17 UEFA Europa League quarterfinal first-leg win against Beşiktaş J.K.; it was his first career competitive goal for Lyon and the first UEFA club competition goal of his club career, coming in his 33rd UEFA club competition match, having played 23 matches in the UEFA Champions League and 10 matches in the UEFA Europa League for both Marseille and Lyon.[3]






  1. ^ "Accord de principe pour Jérémy Morel !" (in French). Olympique de Marseille's official website. 19 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Jérémy Morel a fait le tour à l'Olympique de Marseille, il file à l'Olympique Lyonnais". Eurosport. 1 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Lyon turn it around!". www.ligue1.com. 14 April 2017. 

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