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Dejan Lovren Biography

Dejan Lovren is a Croatian footballer who plays for the French club Olympique Lyonnais. He is also a member of the Croatia national team. His profile is that of a defender. Dejan Lovren started his career in the youth teams of NK Karlovac. He joined top flight club Dinamo Zagreb in 2004. On 10 June 2006 he debuted for the senior squad of Dinamo in Prva HNL match against Inter Zapresic. On 17 July 2007 he was loaned to Zaprešić club for two seasons in which he featured in 50 league matches and scored a goal against NK Osijek in Inter's 2–1 loss on 10 May 2008. In January 2010, Lovren signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais for €8 million and €1.5 million bonus. He made his competitive debut on 24 January 2010 in their 2–1 defeat at Monaco in the Coupe de France, playing the entire match. His Ligue 1 debut came on 31 January 2010 in Lyon's 2–1 win at home to Paris Saint-Germain. Lovren was first called–up to Croatia national team in 2009 by manager Slaven Bilic who included the player in his match squad against Belarus on 12 August. Lovren was also capped 48 times in the various Croatia youth national teams and scored 4 goals.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Dejan Lovren
Nationality Croatia
Position Defender
Current Club Liverpool
Shirt Number 6
Career
Clubs
Liverpool Jul 2014 - Present
Southampton Jul 2013 - Jul 2014
Olympique Lyonnais Jan 2010 - Jun 2013
GNK Dinamo Zagreb Jul 2005 - Jun 2007
GNK Dinamo Zagreb Jul 2008 - Jan 2010
NK Inter Zaprešić Jul 2007 - Jun 2008
Liverpool Under 23 Mar 2017 - Jun 2017
Olympique Lyonnais II Jan 2010 - Jun 2013
National
Croatia Jan 2009 - Present
Croatia Under 21 May 2010 - Sep 2011
Stats
Clubs
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Liverpool
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 13 0 0 4 0 934
UEFA Champions League 7 0 0 0 0 600
2016/2017 Premier League 29 2 1 6 0 2555
League Cup 3 0 0 0 0 270
2015/2016 Premier League 24 0 0 2 0 1897
UEFA Europa League 10 1 0 3 0 900
League Cup 4 0 0 0 0 334
FA Cup 1 0 0 1 0 90
2014/2015 Premier League 26 0 0 4 0 2034
FA Cup 4 0 0 0 0 281
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 1 0 360
League Cup 2 1 0 136
UEFA Europa League 2 0 0 1 0 147
Total 129 4 1 22 0 10538
Southampton
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Olympique Lyonnais
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GNK Dinamo Zagreb
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GNK Dinamo Zagreb
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NK Inter Zaprešić
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Liverpool Under 23
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Olympique Lyonnais II
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National
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Croatia
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 6 0 0 0 0 540
2016 France EC Qualification 1 0 0 0 0 90
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 7 1 0 2 0 414
World Cup 3 0 0 1 0 270
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 5 1 0 1 0 450
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 23 2 0 4 0 1854
Croatia Under 21
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Dejan Lovren Latest News & Articles

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5 players who don't deserve to be at Liverpool
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Jurgen Klopp needs to fix the defensive issues holding Liverpool back
Jurgen Klopp needs to fix the defensive issues holding Liverpool back
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Twitter trolls Liverpool after Tottenham Hotspur humiliate Reds 4-1 at Wembley
Twitter trolls Liverpool after Tottenham Hotspur humiliate Reds 4-1 at Wembley
Spurs moved up to third while Liverpool dropped down to ninth in the Premier League
Why Liverpool need a defensive midfielder more than a centre-back
Why Liverpool need a defensive midfielder more than a centre-back
Liverpool have had an uninspiring start and there have been calls to buy a defender. Will that solve things?
Top 5 most overhyped managers in football
Top 5 most overhyped managers in football
Here are the five most overhyped managers in club football at the moment.
Balance and defensive frailty to blame for Liverpool's poor start to the season
Balance and defensive frailty to blame for Liverpool's poor start to the season
Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool have struggled to make a mark in the early stages of the new season.
UEFA Champions League 2017/18: Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla, 5 talking points
UEFA Champions League 2017/18: Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla, 5 talking points
Liverpool and Sevilla settled for a 2-2 draw and we take a look at the main talking points from the game.
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5 players rated more by managers than the fans
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5 Liverpool players who need to prove their worth this season
5 Liverpool players who need to prove their worth this season
Here are 5 Liverpool players who really need to step up this season & prove their worth.
Javi Martinez can be the anchor to shore up Liverpool’s defence
Javi Martinez can be the anchor to shore up Liverpool’s defence
Liverpool have to address the team's everlasting problems in defence. Javi Martinez is the ideal fit for Klopp, for a number of reasons.
Top 5 things Liverpool must do this summer
Top 5 things Liverpool must do this summer
Jurgen Klopp has to decide the future of a few players and make decisive moves this summer to help Liverpool progress further next season.
EPL 2016/17, Liverpool 3-0 Middlesbrough: 5 Talking points
EPL 2016/17, Liverpool 3-0 Middlesbrough: 5 Talking points
Liverpool secure a top four spot on the final day of the season.
EPL 2016/17: 5 players Jurgen Klopp MUST bring to Liverpool next season
EPL 2016/17: 5 players Jurgen Klopp MUST bring to Liverpool next season
Here are 5 players Jurgen Klopp should lure to Anfield if he wants to turn Liverpool into a dominant force once again.
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace, 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace, 5 talking points
Christian Benteke scored twice on his return to Anfield since his transfer to the Eagles and dealt a major blow to Liverpool's top 4 hopes.
Twitter reacts as Christian Benteke-inspired Crystal Palace defeat Liverpool for the 3rd consecutive year
Twitter reacts as Christian Benteke-inspired Crystal Palace defeat Liverpool for the 3rd consecutive year
Sam Allardyce earned his first victory at Anfield with Jurgen Klopp's Top 4 hopes left hanging by a thread
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