Amavi playing for Marseille in 2018.
|Full name||Jordan Kevin Amavi|
|Date of birth||9 March 1994|
|Place of birth||Toulon, France|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 March 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 October 2016
Jordan Kevin Amavi (born 9 March 1994) is a French professional footballer who plays as a left back for Ligue 1 club Marseille. He has previously played professionally for Aston Villa and Nice. He has played regularly for France as a youth player and was called into the senior squad in late 2017 but is yet to make his debut.
On 18 July 2015 he signed for Premier League side Aston Villa on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, reported to be in the region of £9 million. He made his debut on 8 August, playing the full 90 minutes of a 1–0 win over Bournemouth at Dean Court. On 15 November, Amavi suffered an ACL tear in his right knee while on duty with the France U21 team, ending his first season at Aston Villa.
Without Amavi, Villa were relegated to the EFL Championship, the second tier of English football, which lead to speculation on the future of Amavi as well as other Villa players. However, Amavi decided to continue playing for Villa for the 2016–17 season, as he had high hopes on Villa being promoted immediately back up to the Premier League. On 27 December 2016, Aston Villa turned down an £25 million bid from an undisclosed club from China for Amavi; reports in France also claimed that Marseille had also bid for the player. That season, he made 34 appearances in the Championship for Villa, but they finished in a bottom-half thirteenth-place league finish.
On 10 August 2017, it was agreed that Amavi would join Ligue 1 side Olympique de Marseille on loan for the entirety of the 2017–18 season, with Marseille also considering interest in signing the player in a permanent transfer in the following season.
Marseille decided to make Amavi's move permanent in October 2017, meeting an agreed clause in the loan contract.
On 3 May 2018, he played in the Europa League semi-finals away to FC Red Bull Salzburg as Marseilles played out a 1–2 away loss but a 3–2 aggregate win to secure a place in the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final which will be played at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu, Lyon, France on 16 May 2018, versus Atletico Madrid.
- As of match played 11 March 2018 
|Nice B||2012–13||CFA 2||18||3||—||—||—||18||3|
|Aston Villa||2015–16||Premier League||10||0||0||0||2||0||—||12||0|
- Appearances in the Europa League
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- Squad Stats
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