Yuki Otsu

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Yuki Otsu
Yuki Otsu 2012 Borussia Mönchengladbach (cropped).jpg
Otsu playing for Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2012
Personal information
Full name Yuki Otsu
Date of birth (1990-03-24) March 24, 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Júbilo Iwata
Youth career
2005–2007 Seiritsu Gakuen High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 Kashiwa Reysol 66 (7)
2011–2012 Borussia Mönchengladbach 3 (0)
2012–2014 VVV-Venlo 50 (6)
2015–2017 Kashiwa Reysol 49 (3)
2018–2020 Yokohama F. Marinos 60 (1)
2021– Júbilo Iwata
National team
2012 Japan U-23 6 (3)
2013 Japan 2 (0)
Honours
Kashiwa Reysol
Winner J1 League 2011
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2008
Yokohama F. Marinos
Runner-up J.League Cup 2018
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Yuki Otsu (大津 祐樹, Otsu Yuki, born March 24, 1990) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Otsu was born in Mito on March 24, 1990. After graduating from Seiritsu Gakuen High School, he joined J1 League club Kashiwa Reysol in 2008. He played many matches from first season. However Kashiwa was relegated to J2 League end of the 2009 season. In 2010, Kashiwa won the champions and was returned to J1 in a year. In July 2011, he moved to German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach. However there were few opportunities to play. In 2012, he moved to Dutch Eredivisie club VVV-Venlo. Although he played many matches, the club was relegated to Eerste Divisie end of the 2012/13 season. In January 2015, he returned to his first club Kashiwa Reysol. In 2018, he moved to Yokohama F. Marinos. Yokohama won the J1 League champions in 2019. In 2021, he moved to J2 club Júbilo Iwata.

In July 2012, Otsu was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 2012 Summer Olympics. He played all 6 matches and scored 3 goals, Japan won the 4th place. On February 6, 2013, he debuted for the Japan national team against Latvia. He played 2 games for Japan in 2013.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2008 Kashiwa Reysol J1 League 14 0 1 0 3 0 - 18 0
2009 33 6 1 0 5 2 - 39 8
2010 J2 League 9 1 1 0 - - 10 1
2011 J1 League 10 0 0 0 1 0 - 11 0
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2011/12 Borussia Mönchengladbach Bundesliga 3 0 1 0 - - 4 0
NetherlandsLeague KNVB Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2012/13 VVV-Venlo Eredivisie 22 1 1 0 - - 23 1
2013/14 Eerste Divisie 20 4 2 0 - - 22 4
2014/15 8 1 1 0 - - 9 1
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2015 Kashiwa Reysol J1 League 14 1 2 0 2 0 7 0 25 1
2016 19 1 3 2 4 0 - 26 3
2017 16 1 4 0 3 0 - 23 1
2018 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 25 1 2 0 9 2 - 36 3
2019 23 0 2 1 6 2 - 31 3
2020 12 0 - 0 0 3 0 15 0
2021 Júbilo Iwata J2 League
Country Japan 175 11 16 3 33 6 10 0 234 20
Germany 3 0 1 0 - - 4 0
Netherlands 50 6 4 0 - - 54 6
Total 228 17 21 3 33 6 10 0 292 26

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2013 2 0
Total 2 0

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]