Morgan Sanson

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Morgan Sanson
U-19 EC-Qualifikation Austria vs. France 2013-06-10 (132).jpg
Personal information
Full name Morgan Sanson
Date of birth (1994-08-18) 18 August 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Saint-Doulchard, France
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Marseille
Number 8
Youth career
2000–2005 Gazélec Bourges
2005–2009 Bourges
2009–2012 Le Mans
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Le Mans B 10 (7)
2012–2013 Le Mans 27 (3)
2013–2017 Montpellier 98 (13)
2017– Marseille 17 (1)
National team
2012–2013 France U19 7 (0)
2013–2016 France U21 11 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 May 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:18, 3 September 2016 (UTC)

Morgan Sanson (born 18 August 1994) is a French footballer who plays for Marseille in Ligue 1 as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Le Mans[edit]

Ahead of the 2012–13 season, Sanson was promoted to the senior team by manager Denis Zanko and assigned the number 25 shirt. He made his professional debut on 3 August 2012 in a league match against Dijon, replacing Idrissa Sylla with only ten minutes to play.[2] He scored his first league goal on 22 December 2012 against Monaco in a 2–3 home loss.

Montpellier[edit]

On 12 June 2013, Sanson signed a four-year contract with Montpellier for a reported fee of €700,000.[3] [4] He made his debut for the club on September 14, 2013, in a 0–0 draw against Stade de Reims.[5]

Olympique de Marseille[edit]

On 17 January 2017, Sanson joined south coast rivals Olympique de Marseille by signing a four-and-a-half-year contract, for an initial fee estimated to be €9 million, plus €3 million in bonuses.[6][7]On 5 March 2017, he scored a goal in the 56th minute in a 4–1 Ligue 1 away win against Lorient - his first Ligue 1 goal for Marseille.[8]

International career[edit]

Sanson is a France youth international having represented his nation at under-19 level.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 20 May 2017[1][10]
Club performance
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup[b] Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Le Mans 2012–13 Ligue 2 27 3 3 0 1 0 31 3
Montpellier 2013–14 Ligue 1 32 1 3 0 1 0 36 1
2014–15 32 6 1 0 1 0 34 6
2015–16 14 3 1 0 0 0 15 3
2016–17 20 3 1 0 1 0 22 3
Total 98 13 6 0 3 0 107 13
Marseille 2016–17 Ligue 1 17 1 1 0 0 0 18 1
Career total 142 17 10 0 4 0 0 0 156 17
  1. ^ France – Coupe de France
  2. ^ France – Coupe de la Ligue

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Morgan Sanson". Ligue 1. 
  2. ^ "Le Mans v. Dijon Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 3 August 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Morgan Sanson s’engage avec le MHSC" (in French). Montpellier HSC. 12 June 2013. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Marseille seal transfer of Montpellier midfielder Morgan Sanson". ESPN FC. 17 Jan 2017. 
  5. ^ "Montpellier 0-0 Stade de Reims" (in French). 14 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Morgan Sanson to Marseille, done deal". Get French Footbal News. 17 January 2017. 
  7. ^ "Morgan Sanson (Montpellier) signe à l'OM (Officiel)" (in French). L'Équipe. 17 January 2017. 
  8. ^ "Marseille sweep past Lorient". www.ligue1.com. 5 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "Les joueurs appelés en sélection". Le Mans FC (in French). 4 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012. 
  10. ^ Morgan Sanson at Soccerway

External links[edit]