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Gael Clichy Biography

Gael Clichy is a French footballer who plays for Manchester City and theFrance national football team. His profile is that of a a left back that is also capable of playing as an offensive-minded wingback. Clichy began his football career playing for a host of amateur clubs in the Haute-Garonnedépartement such as JS Cugnaux, AS Muret, and Tournefeuille. In 2001, he moved to the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region to play for professional club Cannes. Clichy made his professional debut for the club in the 2002–03 season. After three seasons with Cannes, he moved to Arsenal in England in 2003.   In Clichy's first season with the club, he was a member of the team, dubbed the Invincibles, that went undefeated in the league season. Clichy became the youngest player to win a Premier League medal. During the 2006-2007, he took over the starters' role permanently. His match record for the 2007-2008 season was thirty eight. His performances during the season earned him an appearance on theProfessional Footballers' Association (PFA) Team of the Year. Aside from the 2003–04 league title, he has also won the Community Shield and FA Cup in 2004 and 2005, while playing for Arsenal.   Clichy is a former French youth international. He made his senior international debut in September 2008 in a 2010 World Cup qualification match against Serbia. He made his first major international tournament appearance for France at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Gaël Clichy
Nationality France
Position Defender
Last Club Arsenal
Shirt Number 22
Career
Clubs
Arsenal Aug 2003 - Jul 2011
Manchester City Jul 2011 - Jun 2017
İstanbul Başakşehir FK Jul 2017 - Present
Association Sportive Cannes Aug 2001 - Aug 2003
National
France Jan 2008 - Dec 2013
Stats
Clubs
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Arsenal
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2010/2011 Premier League 33 0 1 3 0 2970
UEFA Champions League 6 0 1 0 0 455
League Cup 3 0 0 1 0 198
FA Cup 2 1 0 1 0 31
2009/2010 Premier League 24 0 1 4 0 2086
UEFA Champions League 9 0 0 3 0 810
2008/2009 Premier League 31 1 0 7 0 2654
UEFA Champions League 10 0 0 2 0 930
2007/2008 Premier League 38 0 0 5 0 3331
UEFA Champions League 10 0 0 2 0 900
2006/2007 Premier League 27 0 0 2 0 2349
UEFA Champions League 6 0 0 1 0 460
2005/2006 Premier League 7 0 0 2 0 476
UEFA Champions League 4 0 0 1 0 263
2004/2005 Premier League 15 0 0 2 0 774
2003/2004 Premier League 12 0 0 1 0 656
Total 237 2 3 37 0 19343
Manchester City
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İstanbul Başakşehir FK
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National
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France
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 2 0 0 1 0 180
2012 Poland/Ukraine EC Qualification 4 0 0 0 0 360
European Championship 3 0 0 0 0 270
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 2 0 0 0 0 180
World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 12 0 0 1 0 1080

Gael Clichy Latest News & Articles

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EPL 2016/17: Manchester City 2-1 Arsenal - Player Ratings
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Daily transfer news and rumours roundup: 15th December, 2016
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UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Manchester City 1-1 Celtic - Player Ratings
Celtic held a second-string Man City to a 1-1 draw in the final round of the Champions League group stage matches.
EPL 2016/17: Manchester City 1-3 Chelsea: Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Manchester City 1-3 Chelsea: Player Ratings
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