Manu Molina

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Manu Molina
Personal information
Full name Manuel Antonio Molina Valero
Date of birth (1991-11-20) 20 November 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Huelva, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Lleida Esportiu
Youth career
2007–2009 Espanyol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Espanyol B 41 (4)
2010–2012 Espanyol 7 (0)
2011–2012 Huesca (loan) 23 (1)
2012–2014 Valencia B 71 (13)
2014–2016 Recreativo 62 (4)
2016–2017 Deportivo B 26 (5)
2017– Lleida Esportiu 19 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 February 2018.

Manuel "Manu" Antonio Molina Valero (born 20 November 1991) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Lleida Esportiu as an attacking midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Born in Huelva, Andalusia, Molina was a product of local Recreativo de Huelva youth system. After completing his football grooming with RCD Espanyol, he made his first team debuts at only 18, playing the last minute of the 3–1 home win against Getafe CF on 29 August 2010.[1] One month later he started and played the entire match at Real Madrid, but the Catalans lost it 0–3.[2]

Molina was loaned to SD Huesca in Segunda División for the 2011–12 season.[3] He scored his first goal for the Aragonese on 17 September 2011, in a 3–3 home draw against CD Alcoyano.[4]


  1. ^ Dani double for Espanyol; ESPN Soccernet, 29 August 2010
  2. ^ Madrid cruise to win; ESPN Soccernet, 21 September 2010
  3. ^ Manu Molina, otro fichaje para el Huesca (Manu Molina, another signing for Huesca); Diario del Alto Aragón, 7 July 2011 (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Empate de locos en El Alcoraz (Crazy draw at El Alcoraz); Marca, 17 September 2011 (in Spanish)

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