Yoshinori Muto

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Yoshinori Muto
Yoshinori Muto.jpg
Muto at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Yoshinori Muto
Date of birth (1992-07-15) July 15, 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Eibar
Youth career
2008–2010 FC Tokyo
2011–2013 Keio University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 FC Tokyo 51 (23)
2015–2018 Mainz 66 (20)
2018–2020 Newcastle United 25 (1)
2020– Eibar
National team
2014–2019 Japan 29 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019/20 season

Yoshinori Muto (武藤 嘉紀, Muto Yoshinori, born July 15, 1992) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Muto was born in Setagaya, Tokyo on July 15, 1992. When he played for Keio University, he joined J1 League club FC Tokyo in 2013. He played many matches from 2014. In summer 2015, he moved to German Bundesliga club Mainz. He played for the club in 3 seasons. In 2018, he moved to English Premier League club Newcastle United. In 2020, he moved to Spanish La Liga club Eibar.

On Septetmber 5, 2014, Muto debuted for the Japan national team against Uruguay. In 2015, he played at 2015 Asian Cup. In 2018, he was selected the Japan for 2018 World Cup. In 2019, he participated 2019 Asian Cup. He played 4 matches and scored 1 goal, and Japan won the 2nd place. He played 29 games and scored 3 goals for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2013 FC Tokyo J1 League 1 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0
2014 33 13 1 0 5 1 - 39 14
2015 17 10 0 0 4 2 - 21 12
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2015/16 Mainz Bundesliga 20 7 1 0 - - 21 7
2016/17 19 5 0 0 - 2 1 21 5
2017/18 27 8 3 2 - - 30 10
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
2018/19 Newcastle United Premier League 17 1 0 0 1 0 - 18 1
2019/20 8 0 1 0 1 1 - 10 1
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
2020/21 Eibar La Liga
Country Japan 51 23 1 0 9 3 - 61 26
Germany 66 20 4 2 - 2 1 72 23
England 25 1 1 0 2 1 - 28 2
Spain
Total 142 44 6 2 11 4 2 1 161 51

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2014 6 1
2015 12 1
2016 1 0
2017 2 0
2018 4 0
2019 4 1
Total 29 3

References[change | change source]

  1. Yoshinori Muto at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Yoshinori Muto at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)

Other websites[change | change source]