Hegeler playing for Bayer Leverkusen in 2012
|Full name||Jens Hegeler|
|Date of birth||22 January 1988|
|Place of birth||Cologne, West Germany|
|Height||1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|1998–2004||1. FC Köln|
|2007–2009||Bayer Leverkusen II||38||(5)|
|2009–2010||→ FC Augsburg (loan)||35||(1)|
|2010–2012||→ 1. FC Nürnberg (loan)||65||(4)|
|2011||→ 1. FC Nürnberg II (loan)||2||(0)|
|2014||Hertha BSC II||1||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:52, 7 May 2018 (UTC)|
He began his career at SV Westhoven in 1993 and moved after two years to SpVgg Porz. He left Porz after three years when he was scouted by 1. FC Köln in 1998. He played six years in Köln's youth team before he moved to Yurdumspor Köln in the German Oberliga in 2004. After one year he left Cologne and moved to VfL Leverkusen. In June 2006 he joined Bayer Leverkusen. He was loaned out to FC Augsburg on 7 January 2009 until the end of the 2009–10 season. In July 2010, he joined 1. FC Nürnberg on a two-season-long loan. Hegeler became a key player in Nürnberg's successful squad and played in every 34 matches of the season. Hegeler returned to Leverkusen at the start of the 2012–13 season.
On 8 May 2014, he signed a three-year contract with Hertha BSC.
On 4 January 2017, it was announced by Bristol City that Hegeler had joined them on a two-and-a-half year deal for an undisclosed fee. On 7 January 2017 he made his debut in the FA Cup Third Round tie against Fleetwood Town. He scored his first goal for Bristol City in a 5–0 EFL Cup win against Plymouth Argyle on 8 August 2017. On December 19, 2018 it was announced Hegeler had left Bristol City by mutual consent.
- As of 13 August 2018
|FC Augsburg (loan)||2008–09||2. Bundesliga||11||0||0||0||—||0||0||11||0|
|1. FC Nürnberg (loan)||2010–11||Bundesliga||34||3||4||0||—||0||0||38||3|
|1. FC Nürnberg II (loan)||2011–12||Regionalliga West||2||0||—||—||—||2||0|
|Hertha BSC II||2014–15||Regionalliga West||1||0||—||—||—||1||0|
|Bristol City||2016–17||EFL Championship||12||0||3||0||0||0||—||15||0|
- "Club list of registered players: As at 19th May 2018: Bristol City" (PDF). English Football League. p. 9. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
- "FCA verpflichtet Abwehrspieler". FCAugsburg.de. 7 January 2009. Retrieved 6 May 2009.
- "Hegeler ist da!". fcn.de. 13 July 2010. Retrieved 14 July 2010.
- Potter, Steffen (2 October 2013). "Last-gasp Hegeler helps Leverkusen beat Real". UEFA. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
- "Hegeler zieht es an die Spree". kicker (in German). 8 May 2014. Retrieved 12 May 2014.
- "German midfielder Hegeler signs". Bristol City F.C. 4 January 2017. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
- "Bristol C 5-0 Plymouth". BBC. 8 August 2017. Retrieved 14 August 2017.
- Jens Hegeler at Soccerway