Manu Morlanes

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Manu Morlanes
Personal information
Full name Manuel Morlanes Ariño
Date of birth (1999-01-12) 12 January 1999 (age 20)
Place of birth Zaragoza, Spain
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Villarreal
Number 28
Youth career
Zaragoza
2012–2015 Villarreal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2017 Villarreal C 41 (2)
2016– Villarreal B 38 (2)
2017– Villarreal 5 (0)
National team
2015 Spain U16 4 (1)
2014–2016 Spain U17 25 (3)
2016–2018 Spain U19 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:43, 7 March 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2018

Manuel "Manu" Morlanes Ariño (born 12 January 1999) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Villarreal CF as an attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Zaragoza, Morlanes represented local Real Zaragoza as a youth before switching to Villarreal CF's academy in the summer of 2012.[1] He made his debut with the C-team in the 2015–16 Tercera División campaign.[2]

On 3 September 2016, Morlanes made his debut for the B-team in a 3–2 defeat against FC Barcelona B.[3] He suffered a knee injury during a match against CD Castellón in December,[4] returning to play in September 2017 in a 0–0 draw against UE Llagostera.[5]

Morlanes made his first-team debut on 8 December 2017, starting in a 1–0 defeat against Maccabi Tel Aviv F.C. in UEFA Europa League.[6] The following 13 June, he renewed his contract until 2023.[7]

Club statistics[edit]

As of match played on 2 March 2019
Club Season League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Villarreal C 2015–16[8] Tercera División 28 0 28 0
2016–17[8] Tercera División 13 2 13 2
Total 41 2 41 2
Villarreal B 2016–17[8] Segunda División B 3 0 3 0
2017–18[8] Segunda División B 27 1 6[a] 0 33 1
2018–19[8] Segunda División B 8 1 8 1
Total 38 2 6 0 44 2
Villarreal 2017–18[9] La Liga 0 0 0 0 1[b] 0 1 0
2018–19[9] La Liga 5 0 1 0 1[b] 0 7 0
Total 5 0 1 0 2 0 8 0
Career total 84 4 1 0 8 0 93 4
  1. ^ Appearances in Promotion Play-offs
  2. ^ a b Appearances in UEFA Europa League

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A bordo del 'Submarino'" ['On board the 'Submarine'] (in Spanish). El Periódico. 3 December 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Manu Morlanes, la alternativa a Guerra en el Villarreal B" [Manu Morlanes, the alternative to Guerra in Villarreal B] (in Spanish). Levante EMV. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  3. ^ "FC Barcelona B v Villarreal B: Late goal earns third straight win (3-2)". FC Barcelona. 3 September 2016. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Grave lesión de rodilla de Manu Morlanes" [Serious knee injury from Manu Morlanes] (in Spanish). Levante-EMV. 10 December 2016. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Manu Morlanes está de vuelta en el Villarreal B" [Manu Morlanes is back in Villarreal B] (in Spanish). Golsmedia. 14 September 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Un zaragozano debuta con el Villarreal CF en la Europa League" [A Zaragozan debuts with Villarreal CF in the Europa League] (in Spanish). Espiritu Deportivo. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Ata a las perlas de la cantera" [Tie up the pearls of the youth setup] (in Spanish). Marca. 13 June 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d e "Manu Morlanes" (in Spanish). La Preferente. Retrieved 9 December 2017.
  9. ^ a b "Manu Morlanes". Soccerway. Retrieved 9 December 2017.

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