Yohan Mollo

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Yohan Mollo
Yohan Mollo 2017.jpg
Mollo in action with Zenit Saint Petersburg in 2017
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-07-18) 18 July 1989 (age 29)
Place of birth Martigues, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)[1]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Sochaux
Number 7
Youth career
1996–2003 Marseille
2003–2004 Aubagne FC
2004–2008 Monaco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Monaco 42 (2)
2010–2011Caen (loan) 35 (4)
2011–2012 Granada 6 (0)
2012–2013 Nancy 38 (6)
2013–2016 Saint-Étienne 59 (9)
2015–2016Krylia Sovetov Samara (loan) 23 (0)
2016–2017 Krylia Sovetov Samara 12 (5)
2017 Zenit Saint Petersburg 7 (1)
2017Zenit-2 Saint Petersburg 4 (0)
2017–2018 Fulham 6 (0)
2018 Al-Rayyan 0 (0)
2018 Krylia Sovetov Samara 7 (0)
2019– Sochaux 5 (0)
National team
2008–2010 France U21 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:45, 11 March 2019 (UTC)

Yohan Mollo (born 18 July 1989) is a French footballer who plays as a winger for Sochaux.

Football career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

Mollo began his football career with Olympique de Marseille in 1996, who were at the time attempting to bounce back from the bribery scandal the club had endured in the early 1990s. After spending nearly eight years in Marseille's youth system, Mollo had a one-year spell at local club Aubagne FC before moving to the principality-based side Monaco.[2]

Monaco[edit]

Just before the end of the 06–07 season, Mollo and Monaco agreed to terms on a professional contract with the player signing for three years.[3]

Mollo was promoted to the first-team and handed the number 26 kit for the 2008–09 season. He made his professional debut on 18 October 2008 in a 1–2 loss to OGC Nice appearing as a substitute.[4]

On 7 December 2009, Mollo signed his first professional contract with Monaco.[5]

Saint-Étienne[edit]

In the summer of 2015, he joined FC Krylia Sovetov Samara in the Russian Football Premier League on loan.[6] On 29 August 2015, in his second game and first start for Krylia Sovetov he assisted on all three goals as his new club unexpectedly defeated the reigning champion FC Zenit Saint Petersburg with a score of 3–1 in an away game. On 31 August 2016, he moved to Krylia Sovetov on a permanent basis.[7]

Zenit St. Petersburg[edit]

On 10 January 2017, he signed a 3.5-year contract with FC Zenit Saint Petersburg.[8] Before the 2017–18 season, Zenit hired Roberto Mancini as their new manager and Mollo was moved to the second-tier farm-club FC Zenit-2 Saint Petersburg. On 26 July 2017, he brought attention on himself by showing the middle finger to FC Zenit Saint Petersburg fans when being substituted. On 30 August 2017, he was released from his Zenit contract by mutual consent.[9]

Fulham[edit]

On 31 August 2017, Mollo signed for championship side Fulham, signing a two-year contract.[10] On 30 January 2018, Fulham announced the mutual termination of Mollo's contract,[11] after featuring just six times for the club during his five months, and failing to play a full 90 minutes once.[12]

Return to Krylia Sovetov[edit]

On 6 September 2018, he returned to Russia, rejoining FC Krylia Sovetov Samara on a one-year deal.[13] He left Krylia Sovetov in January 2019.[14]

Sochaux[edit]

On 28 January 2019, he signed with Sochaux until the end of the 2018–19 season.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kc-camapa.ru/cgi-bin/pls.cgi?n=7215
  2. ^ Yohan Mollo : " Notre force : l'esprit d'équipe " Archived 7 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ 56 jeunes pour le futer
  4. ^ Monaco v. Nice Match Report Archived 23 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Ligue 1 – Premier contrat pro pour Mollo – Goal.com
  6. ^ "Крылья" взяли в аренду Йоана Молло (in Russian). FC Krylia Sovetov Samara. 20 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Yohan Mollo transféré au FK Krylia Sovetov" (in French). AS Saint-Étienne. 31 August 2016.
  8. ^ Йоан Молло продолжит карьеру в «Зените» (in Russian). FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. 10 January 2017.
  9. ^ "FC Zenit dissolves Mollo's contract by mutual consent" (in Russian). RIA Novosti. 30 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Mollo Joins Fulham". www.fulhamfc.com. 31 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Mollo Departs | Fulham Football Club". www.fulhamfc.com. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  12. ^ "Yohan Mollo | Football Stats | Fulham U21 | Age 28 | Soccer Base". www.soccerbase.com. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  13. ^ "Молло будет внесен в заявку "Крыльев" после медобследования" (in Russian). FC Krylia Sovetov Samara. 6 September 2018.
  14. ^ "Самедов и Джано – в «Крыльях». Ждать ли Попова?" [Samedov and Jano in Krylia. Should we wait for Popov?] (in Russian). Championat. 10 January 2019.
  15. ^ "Communiqué : Yohan Mollo s'engage avec le FCSM" [News Release : Yohan Mollo Commits with FCSM] (in French). FC Sochaux-Montbéliard. 28 January 2019.

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