Mbaye Diagne (footballer)
|Full name||Mbaye Diagne|
|Date of birth||28 October 1991|
|Place of birth||Senegal|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Forward|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 October 2015.
Born in Senegal, Diagne spent his early career in Italy, beginning in 2010 with Brandizzo where he managed 27 goals in 30 appearances. In 2012, Diagne joined A.C. Bra, where he went on to score 23 goals in 29 Serie D matches.
Diagne was signed by Serie A champions Juventus Football Club in July 2013. He was loaned out to Belgian club Lierse in January 2014, and went on to make his debut for Lierse on 31 January 2014 against Anderlecht, scoring in the 25th minute and he scored a hat-trick against Mons on 8 February in his next game for the club.
On 2 August 2014 Al Shabab Saudi Arabian King Cup 2014 winner announced signing Diagne on loan until June 2015. Diagne made his first debut against Al Nassr FC on 7 August 2014 at Saudi Super Cup as substitute and played last 17 minutes of second half and 30 minutes of extra-time, he wasted penalty shootout chance to achieve triumph over rivals, but eventually his team won the cup. On 5 January 2015, he joined KVC Westerlo in the Belgium Pro League.
- "Senegal – M. Diagne". Soccerway. 13 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Lierse vs. Anderlecht". Soccerway. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "Mons vs. Lierse". Soccerway. 8 February 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- "SAUDI ARABIA/ OFFICIAL, Diagne joins Al-Shabab from Juventus". Transfermarketweb. 2 August 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
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