Salif Sané

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Salif Sané
Salif Sané.jpg
Sané with Senegal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-08-25) 25 August 1990 (age 29)
Place of birth Lormont, France
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Schalke 04
Number 26
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Bordeaux 4 (0)
2011–2012Nancy (loan) 32 (2)
2011–2012Nancy B (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2013 Nancy 34 (3)
2012–2013 Nancy B 1 (0)
2013–2018 Hannover 96 128 (12)
2013–2014Hannover 96 II 13 (2)
2018– Schalke 04 35 (3)
National team
2013– Senegal 29 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:35, 20 September 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:19, 27 July 2019 (UTC)

Salif Sané (born 25 August 1990) is a professional footballer who plays for Schalke 04 as a defender.[2]

Born in France, he represents Senegal at international level.

Early and personal life[edit]

Sané was born in Lormont, France to Senegalese parents.[2] His older half brother is fellow footballer Lamine Sané.[2]

Club career[edit]

Born in Lormont, Sané spent his early career playing club football in France for Bordeaux, Nancy and Nancy II.[3][4] In June 2012 Sané rejected an offer from Belgian club Anderlecht.[5] In May 2013 it was announced that he would transfer to German club Hannover 96 on 1 July 2013, signing a four-year contract with the club.[2][6]

On 11 April 2018, Sané announced that he would be leaving Hannover 96 at the end of the season.[7] It was announced that he would sign for FC Schalke 04 for the 2018–19 season.[8]

International career[edit]

In September 2012, Sané announced his intention to play international football for Senegal.[9] He received his first international call up from Senegal in May 2013.[2] He made his international debut later that year, and he has played in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[10] In December 2014 he was named as part of Senegal's preliminary squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.[11]

In May 2018 he was named in Senegal’s 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played on 15 September 2019.[4][13]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bordeaux 2010–11 Ligue 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
2011–12 Ligue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Nancy (loan) 2011–12 Ligue 1 32 2 1 0 0 0 33 2
Nancy 2012–13 Ligue 1 34 3 2 0 1 0 37 3
Hannover 96 2013–14 Bundesliga 19 2 1 0 20 2
2014–15 Bundesliga 18 2 0 0 18 2
2015–16 Bundesliga 31 2 2 1 33 3
2016–17 2. Bundesliga 28 2 3 1 31 3
2017–18 Bundesliga 32 4 2 0 34 4
Total 128 12 8 2 0 0 0 0 136 14
Schalke 04 2018–19 Bundesliga 30 2 4 2 6[a] 0 40 4
2019–20 Bundesliga 4 1 0 0 4 1
Total 34 3 4 2 6 0 44 5
Career total 232 20 16 4 1 0 6 0 255 24
  1. ^ Appearances in UEFA Champions League

International[edit]

As of match played 27 July 2019.[14]
Senegal
Year Apps Goals
2013 4 0
2014 3 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
2017 6 0
2018 9 0
2019 7 0
Total 29 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 15 July 2018. p. 26.
  2. ^ a b c d e Okeleji, Oluwashina (30 May 2013). "Senegal's Salif Sane signs for German club Hannover". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  3. ^ Salif Sané – French league stats at LFP
  4. ^ a b Salif Sané at Soccerway
  5. ^ "S.Sané parti pour rester" (in French). Mercato365. 5 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Hannover 96 verpflichtet Salif Sane" (in German). Hannover 96. 30 May 2013. Archived from the original on 15 June 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "Kind bestätigt: "Sané verlässt uns" - Schalke als Ziel?". kicker.de. kicker. 11 April 2018. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
  8. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43739751
  9. ^ Okeleji, Oluwashina (25 September 2012). "Salif Sane seeks place in Senegal team". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  10. ^ Salif SanéFIFA competition record
  11. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (26 December 2014). "Nations Cup 2015: Demba Ba omitted from Senegal squad". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  12. ^ "Revealed: Every World Cup 2018 squad - 23-man & preliminary lists & when will they be announced?". Goal. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Salif Sané". worldfootball.net. Worldfootball.
  14. ^ Salif Sané at National-Football-Teams.com