Eliaquim Mangala

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Eliaquim Mangala
Eliaquim Mangala FC Porto 2013.jpg
Mangala lining up for Porto in 2013
Personal information
Full name Eliaquim Hans Mangala[1]
Date of birth (1991-02-13) 13 February 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth Colombes, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Valencia
Number 4
Youth career
1996–2002 AC Lustin
2002–2004 CS Wépionnais
2004–2007 UR Namur
2007–2008 Standard Liège
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Standard Liège 77 (2)
2011–2014 Porto 51 (6)
2014–2019 Manchester City 57 (0)
2016–2017Valencia (loan) 30 (2)
2018Everton (loan) 2 (0)
2019– Valencia 2 (0)
National team
2009–2012 France U21 21 (2)
2013– France 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 January 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 August 2019

Eliaquim Hans Mangala (born 13 February 1991) is a French professional footballer who plays as a centre back for La Liga club Valencia and the France national team.

On 12 August 2019, Mangala returned to former club Valencia on a permanent basis after agreeing to a two-year contract on a free transfer.[2]

He and teammates Ezequiel Garay and José Luis Gayà tested positive for COVID-19 during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "List of Temporary Transfers of Players under Written Contract Between 01/01/2018 and 31/01/2018" (PDF). The Football Association. p. 25. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  2. "OFFICIAL STATEMENT Eliaquim Mangala". www.valenciacf.com. 12 August 2019. Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  3. "😷 El Valencia revela la identidad de los cinco positivos por coronavirus que tiene" [😷 Valencia reveal the identities of their five positive coronavirus cases] (in Spanish). Eurosport. 15 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.