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Sébastien Haller
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Personal information
Full name Sébastien Haller
Date of birth (1994-06-22) 22 June 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Ris Orangis, France
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
West Ham United
Number 22
Youth career
2003–2005 F.C.O. Vigneux
2005–2007 Brétigny Foot
2007–2012 Auxerre
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Auxerre II 57 (29)
2012–2015 Auxerre 50 (6)
2015FC Utrecht (loan) 17 (11)
2015–2017 FC Utrecht 65 (30)
2017–2019 Eintracht Frankfurt 60 (24)
2019– West Ham United 0 (0)
National team
2010 France U16 1 (0)
2011 France U17 12 (6)
2011–2012 France U18 4 (1)
2012–2013 France U19 7 (3)
2013–2014 France U20 7 (2)
2013–2016 France U21 20 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 May 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2016

Sébastien Haller (born 22 June 1994) is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club West Ham United.

Club career

During the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup, on 26 June 2011, Haller signed his first professional contract with Auxerre, agreeing to a three-year deal.[1]

Ahead of the 2012–13 season, he was promoted to the senior team by manager Jean-Guy Wallemme. Haller made his professional debut on 27 July 2012 in the team's opening league match of the 2012–13 campaign against Nîmes.[2]

FC Utrecht

On 24 December 2014, it was announced that Haller was sent on loan to Dutch Eredivisie side FC Utrecht until the end of the season.[3] At the end of the season it was announced that FC Utrecht had signed Haller.[4] The supporters voted for Haller as the winner of the Di Tommaso Trophy 2015, Utrecht’s player of the year award.[5]

Eintracht Frankfurt

On 15 May 2017, Haller signed with Eintracht Frankfurt on a four-year deal.[6] In the 2017–18 DFB-Pokal, Haller scored four goals for Frankfurt, as the club won the final, marking the first trophy of Haller's career. In the 2018–19 Bundesliga season, Haller scored 15 league goals in 29 appearances as the club finished seventh.[7] In addition to his goals scored, he also made nine assists thereby being involved in 24 goals, a figure only beaten in the 2018–19 season by Robert Lewandowski with 29.[8]

West Ham United

On 17 July 2019, Haller signed with West Ham United on a five-year deal for a club record fee of £45 million.[9]

International career

Haller was born in France to a French father and an Ivorian mother.[10][11] Haller is a France youth international having represented his nation at every youth level. He played with the under-17 team at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 18 April 2019[12]
Club Season Division League Cup[a] Europe Other[b] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Auxerre 2012–13 Ligue 2 17 2 1 0 18 2
2013–14 Ligue 2 25 4 3 2 28 6
2014–15 Ligue 2 8 0 3 0 11 0
Total 50 6 7 2 0 0 0 0 57 8
FC Utrecht 2014–15 Eredivisie 17 11 0 0 17 11
2015–16 Eredivisie 33 17 5 5 4 2 42 24
2016–17 Eredivisie 32 13 3 1 4 2 39 16
Total 82 41 8 6 0 0 8 4 98 51
Eintracht Frankfurt 2017–18 Bundesliga 31 9 5 4 36 13
2018–19 Bundesliga 27 14 1 0 9[c] 5 1 0 39 19
Total 58 23 6 4 9 5 1 0 75 32
Career total 190 70 21 12 9 5 9 4 230 91
  1. ^ Includes Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue, KNVB Cup, DFB-Pokal
  2. ^ Includes Dutch playoffs, DFL-Supercup
  3. ^ Includes UEFA Europa League

Honours

Eintracht Frankfurt

References

  1. ^ "Sébastien Haller: "Gagner un titre avec la sélection U17 serait merveilleux"". FootMercato (in French). 26 June 2011. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Auxerre v. Nîmes Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 27 July 2012. Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  3. ^ FC Utrecht slaat slag: "Een jeugdinternational nota bene van een groot voetballand" (in Dutch). 24 December 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014
  4. ^ "FC Utrecht licht optie Haller". telegraaf.nl (in Dutch). De Telegraaf. 30 April 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Sebastien Haller wint de David di Tommaso trofee". fcutrecht.net (in Dutch). FC Utrecht. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Sébastian Haller erster Eintracht-Neuzugang". Frankfurter Neue Presse (in German). 15 May 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2017.
  7. ^ "West Ham complete club-record £40m Haller signing". Goal. 17 June 2019. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Sebastien Haller: West Ham sign Eintracht Frankfurt striker for club record £45m". July 17, 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  9. ^ "Hammers make Haller their record signing". West Ham United F.C. 17 July 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  10. ^ Billebault, Alexis (15 August 2016). "Afrique Football Club : Sébastien Haller confirme, Sadio Mané inscrit un bijou". Le Monde Afrique (in French). Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  11. ^ Duchâteu, Romain (27 December 2015). ""Faut pas se mentir : marquer autant flatte aussie un peu ton ego ! »"". So Foot (in French). Retrieved 7 March 2017.
  12. ^ "France - S. Haller - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Perform Group. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  13. ^ "Im Video: Eintracht Frankfurt ist DFB-Pokalsieger" [In video: Eintracht Frankfurt is DFB-Pokal winner]. DFB.de (in German). German Football Association. 19 May 2018. Retrieved 19 May 2018.

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