Joris Gnagnon

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Joris Gnagnon
Saint-Lô - Rennes CFA2 20150523 - Joris Gnagnon 2.JPG
Gnagnon with Rennes in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-01-13) 13 January 1997 (age 21)
Place of birth Bondy, France
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Sevilla
Number 24
Youth career
2003–2008 UF Clichois
2008–2010 FC Montfermeil
2011 UF Clichois
2011–2014 FC Montfermeil
2014–2016 Rennes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Rennes II 24 (3)
2016–2018 Rennes 70 (3)
2018– Sevilla 1 (0)
National team
2017 France U20 2 (0)
2018– France U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2018

Joris Gnagnon (born 13 January 1997) is a French footballer who plays as a defender for La Liga club Sevilla.[2]

Club career[edit]

Rennes[edit]

Born in Bondy next to Paris, Gnagnon is a youth exponent from Stade Rennais. He made his Ligue 1 debut on 16 January 2016 against Troyes AC playing the entire second half.[3] He scored his first Ligue 1 goal on 28 January 2017 in a Derby Breton against Nantes to draw the game in the 86th minute.[4]

Sevilla[edit]

On 25 July 2018, Gnagnon joined Spanish side Sevilla FC for five years.[5]

International career[edit]

On 25 March 2017, Gnagnon made his debut for the France under-20 team. His first ever game for a French youth team.[6]

He later chose to represent Ivory Coast for whom he is eligible through his family's Ivorian origins.[7][8] He was called up to the Ivory Coast national team for the first time on 19 May 2017.[9]

However, he never made an appearance for the African nation and stated in May 2018 that he had not ruled out playing for the European country at senior level despite switching allegiance to Ivory Coast the previous year.[10] He was subsequently called up by the France under-21 team team for friendlies against Switzerland and Italy in May 2018.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 16 August 2018 [2]
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Others Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Rennes 2015–16 Ligue 1 7 0 1 0 0 0 8 0
2016–17 27 1 2 1 1 0 30 2
2017–18 36 2 1 0 4 0 41 2
Total 70 3 4 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 79 4
Sevilla 2018–19 La Liga 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
Career total 70 3 4 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 81 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joris Gnagnon" (in French). Stade Rennais F.C. Retrieved 21 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b "France - J. Gnagnon - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  3. ^ "Troyes vs. Rennes - 16 January 2016 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2016-01-23.
  4. ^ "Rennes vs. Nantes - 28 January 2017 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-01-29.
  5. ^ "Joris Gnagnon file à Séville (officiel)". L'Équipe. Retrieved 2018-07-26.
  6. ^ "Match - France - Angleterre - FFF". FFF.fr. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
  7. ^ "Joris Gnagnon latest to join Ivory Coast recruitment drive". 2017-05-08. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
  8. ^ Kautcha, Donatien (2017-01-10). "Côte d'Ivoire: Le Franco-ivoirien de Rennes Joris Gnagnon refuse une offre de 6,5 milliards du FC Seville" (in French). Retrieved 2017-03-25.
  9. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire : Marc Wilmots convoque Cornet et Gnagnon" (in French). L'Équipe.fr. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
  10. ^ "Ivorian Joris Gnagnon hints at France switch". BBC.com. 2018-05-12. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
  11. ^ "Espoirs : Joris Gnagnon et Sofiane Alakouch en renfort" (in French). L'Équipe.fr. 2018-05-25. Retrieved 2018-05-25.

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