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Ilkay Gundogan


ABOUT

Full NameIlkay Gundogan

BornOctober 24, 1990

Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)

NationalityGermany

RoleCentral Midfielder

SEASON STATS

Season Team Apps (Subs) Goals (P) Assists Yellows Reds Min Played
Premier League 20/21 Man City 26 (5) 12 (1) 1 1 (0) 0 1884
UEFA Champions League 20/21 Man City 11 (0) 3 (0) 1 1 (0) 0 887
EFL Cup 20/21 Man City 2 (0) 0 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 180
FA Cup 20/21 Man City 4 (2) 1 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 195
WC Qualification, UEFA 2022 Germany 3 (0) 2 (1) 0 0 (0) 0 270
OVERALL CAREER STATS

Apps (Subs) 442 (91)
Goals (P) 71 (8)
Assists 30
Yellows 36 (0)
Reds 0
Min Played 31393
ABOUT


Background

İlkay Gündoğan is a German professional footballer who plays for Manchester City and the German National Team. He was born in Gelsenkirchen on 24th October, 1990.


Career

Gundogan came through VFL Bochum's youth academy before moving to FC Nurnberg in 2009. In 2011, he switched Nurnberg for Borussia Dortmund and it was at the latter where he carved a niche for himself. The German made more than 100 appearances for Dortmund and cast himself as one of the world's most exciting midfield prospects.

In 2016, Manchester City came calling and he swapped the Bundesliga for the Premier League.

Internationally, he made his debut for Germany on 11th October, 2011 against Belgium.


Position and Playing Style

Gundogan plays as a central midfielder for Manchester City and Germany. Blessed with the ability to control the tempo of the game, the German is technically strong and capable of contributing at both ends of the pitch. His passing range is also one of his strengths.

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