Leandro Paredes

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Leandro Paredes
Paredes, 2019.jpg
Paredes in 2019
Personal information
Full name Leandro Daniel Paredes
Date of birth (1994-06-29) 29 June 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth San Justo, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Paris Saint-Germain
Number 8
Youth career
2002–2010 Boca Juniors
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2015 Boca Juniors 28 (5)
2014Chievo (loan) 1 (0)
2014–2015Roma (loan) 10 (1)
2015–2017 Roma 27 (3)
2015–2016Empoli (loan) 33 (2)
2017–2019 Zenit Saint Petersburg 43 (7)
2019– Paris Saint-Germain 1 (0)
National team
2009 Argentina U15 0 (0)
2011 Argentina U17 6 (2)
2017– Argentina 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 January 2019

Leandro Daniel Paredes (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈandɾo paˈɾeðes]; born 29 June 1994) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain.

Career[edit]

Boca Juniors[edit]

Paredes made his league debut for Boca Juniors in a 2–0 away defeat to Argentinos Juniors on 6 November 2010. On 29 January 2014, he joined Italian Serie A outfit Chievo Verona for the rest of the 2013–14 season.[1]

Roma[edit]

It was revealed that Roma agreed to sign Paredes from Boca Juniors on loan with a reported €4.5 million pre-set price, however Roma ran out of non-EU registration quota for international transfer. He was signed by Chievo instead.[2]

On 19 July 2014 Paredes joined Roma in a temporary deal, with an option to buy outright from Boca Juniors.[3] On 27 September 2014, Paredes made his Roma debut, as a second-half substitute in the 2–0 win against Hellas Verona.[4] On 8 February 2015, Paredes scored his first Roma goal in the club's 2–1 victory against Cagliari.[5] In June 2015 Roma signed Paredes for €6.067 million.[6]

Zenit Saint Petersburg[edit]

On 1 July 2017, Zenit announced the signing of Paredes on a four-year contract. The fee is €23 million with possible future €4 million add-ons.[7] [8]

Paris Saint-Germain[edit]

On 29 January 2019, French club Paris Saint-Germain announced the signing of Paredes on a four and-a-half year contract,[9] for an initial €40 million, potentially rising to €47 million.[10][11]

International career[edit]

On 19 May 2017, Paredes received his first senior call-up by newly appointed coach Jorge Sampaoli for Argentina's friendlies against Brazil and Singapore in June.[12] He made his senior international debut in the match against Singapore on 13 June, helping Argentina to a 6–0 away win, and also marked his debut by scoring his first international goal.[13]

In May 2018 he was named in Argentina’s preliminary 35 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia[14] but did not make the final 23. [15]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 9 December 2018
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Boca Juniors 2010–11 Argentine Primera División 1 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
2012–13 20 4 0 0 0 0 20 4
2013–14 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
Total 28 5 0 0 1 0 29 5
Chievo (loan) 2013–14 Serie A 1 0 1 0
Roma (loan) 2014–15 10 1 2 0 1 0 13 1
Empoli (loan) 2015–16 33 2 33 2
Roma 2016–17 27 3 4 0 10 0 41 3
Total (2 spells) 37 4 6 0 11 0 54 4
Zenit St. Petersburg 2017–18 Russian Premier League 28 4 1 1 10 1 39 6
2018–19 15 3 0 0 7 1 22 4
Total 43 7 1 1 17 2 61 10
Career total 142 18 7 1 29 2 178 21

International[edit]

As of 20 November 2018
Argentine national football team
Year Apps Goals
2017 2 1
2018 7 0
Total 9 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Argentina's goal tally first.[16]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 June 2017 National Stadium, Kallang, Singapore  Singapore 4–0 6–0 Friendly

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Argentina

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leandro Paredes coming to ChievoVerona". A.C. ChievoVerona. 29 January 2014. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Paredes «Il Boca? Esperienza bellissima»". L'Arena (in Italian). 12 February 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  3. ^ "OPERAZIONI DI MERCATO LEANDRO DANIEL PAREDES" (PDF) (in Italian). AS Roma. 19 July 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  4. ^ "ROMA VS. HELLAS VERONA 2 - 0". Soccerway. 27 September 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  5. ^ "CAGLIARI VS. ROMA 1 - 2". Soccerway. 8 February 2015. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Relazione Finanzaria Annuale Al 30 Giugno 2015" (PDF) (in Italian). A.S. Roma. 27 October 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Leandro Paredes joins Zenit". Zenit. 1 July 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Paredes sold outright to FC Zenit" (in Italian). AS Roma. 1 July 2017. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  9. ^ "Leandro Paredes au Paris Saint-Germain" [Leandro Paredes at Paris Saint-Germain] (in French). Paris Saint-Germain. 29 January 2019.
  10. ^ "PSG confirm Paredes signing from Zenit". ESPN.com. 2019-01-29. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  11. ^ https://tech2.org/russia/zenit-sells-leandro-paredes-for-40-million-euros-what-is-known-about-a-possible-agreement-with-psg-or-chelsea-russian-championship-2018-2019-football/
  12. ^ Jamie Smith (19 May 2017). "Icardi's Argentina exile over, but Aguero misses out". Goal.com. Retrieved 7 June 2017.
  13. ^ "Singapore 0 Argentina 6: Dream debut for Gomez in Sampaoli's bold experiment". FourFourTwo. 2017-06-13. Retrieved 2017-06-13.
  14. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  15. ^ "Icardi cut from Argentina's 23-man World Cup squad". Goal. Perform Group. 21 May 2018. Retrieved 21 May 2018.
  16. ^ "L. Paredes". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 June 2017.

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