Yangel Herrera

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Yangel Herrera
Yangel Herrera 2017.jpg
Personal information
Full name Yangel Clemente Herrera Ravelo[1]
Date of birth (1998-01-07) 7 January 1998 (age 20)
Place of birth La Guaira, Venezuela
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
New York City
(on loan from Manchester City)
Number 30
Youth career
Monagas SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Atlético Venezuela 32 (3)
2017- Manchester City 0 (0)
2017–New York City 31 (1)
National team
2015 Venezuela U17 4 (2)
2017– Venezuela U20 14 (3)
2016– Venezuela 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:48, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 October 2017 (UTC)

Yangel Clemente Herrera Ravelo (born 7 January 1998) is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Major League Soccer side New York City on loan from English side Manchester City.[2][3]

Club career[edit]

Herrera started his club career at Monagas SC before moving to Atlético Venezuela in 2016.[4]

Manchester City[edit]

Loan to New York City[edit]

On 31 January 2017 it was confirmed that Herrera had signed for Manchester City.[5] Herrera was immediately sent to New York City on a two-year loan.[6][7] He made his debut on 12 March, as a substitute in a 4–0 win over D.C. United.[8]

International career[edit]

Herrera made his international debut for the Venezuela national team on 10 October 2016, coming on as a substitute in a 0–2 loss to Brazil.[4][9]

Herrera was named captain of the Venezuela U20 team for the 2017 U-20 World Cup. He scored the only goal, in the 108th minute of their Round of 16 win over Japan.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 24 March 2018[11]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlético Venezuela 2016 32 3 1 0 0 0 33 3
Total 32 3 1 0 0 0 33 3
New York City 2017 20 1 0 0 0 0 20 1
2018 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Total 30 1 0 0 0 0 30 1
Career Total 62 8 2 0 0 0 63 4

International[edit]

As of match played 13 November 2017.[12]
National team Year Apps Goals
Venezuela 2016 1 0
2017 5 1
Total 6 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list the Venezuela's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 October 2017 Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asunción  Paraguay
1–0
1–0
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Venezuela U20

Individual

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Updated squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ de Menezes, Jack. "Manchester City make surprise double-deadline day signing to swoop for Yangel Herrera and Nabil Touaizi". The Independent. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Yangel Herrera Joins New York City FC on Loan". NYCFC Official Site. 14 February 2017.
  4. ^ a b Street, Sam (1 February 2017). "Who is Yangel Herrera? Manchester City's only deadline day signing and Venezuelan international midfielder – all you need to know". The Sun. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Manchester City complete the signing of Yangel Herrera from Atlético Venezuela". City Watch. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  6. ^ Smith, Jonathan (15 February 2017). "Manchester City loan Yangel Herrera to New York City FC for 2017 season". ESPN FC. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  7. ^ https://twitter.com/glenncrooks/status/935239258603966466
  8. ^ Araos, Christian (12 March 2017). "NYCFC Runs Over, Around and Through D.C. United". Empire of Soccer. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Brazil beat Venezuela to go top of South American group". Marca. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  10. ^ Stejskal, Sam (31 May 2017). "NYCFC's Yangel Herrera credits Vieira, Pirlo for Under-20 World Cup success". mlssoccer.com. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  11. ^ Yangel Herrera at Soccerway. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  12. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/players/yangel-herrera/398781/
  13. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 - Awards". FIFA.com.