Ilkay Gundogan

Ilkay Gundogan

Germany

Personal Information

Full Name Ilkay Gundogan
Date of Birth October 24, 1990
Nationality Germany
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Role Central Midfielder
Past Team(s)

Ilkay Gundogan News

Barcelona dealt blow as they will not be able to register new signings until they sell players this window - Reports Barcelona dealt blow as they will not be able to register new signings until they sell players this window - Reports
Barcelona dealt blow as they will not be able to register new signings until they sell players this window - Reports
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Ilkay Gundogan receives 3-year contract offer to leave Barcelona: Reports Ilkay Gundogan receives 3-year contract offer to leave Barcelona: Reports
Ilkay Gundogan receives 3-year contract offer to leave Barcelona: Reports
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Al Sadd make surprise move to sign Barcelona star this summer - Reports Al Sadd make surprise move to sign Barcelona star this summer - Reports
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Barcelona Transfer News Roundup: Catalans suffer Julian Alvarez blow, Hansi Flick wants Spanish ace, and more - July 17, 2024 Barcelona Transfer News Roundup: Catalans suffer Julian Alvarez blow, Hansi Flick wants Spanish ace, and more - July 17, 2024
Barcelona Transfer News Roundup: Catalans suffer Julian Alvarez blow, Hansi Flick wants Spanish ace, and more - July 17, 2024
“What he can do is beyond my ability as a woman” - Barcelona star Ilkay Gundogan’s wife provides clarity after deleted comment in journalist’s post “What he can do is beyond my ability as a woman” - Barcelona star Ilkay Gundogan’s wife provides clarity after deleted comment in journalist’s post
“What he can do is beyond my ability as a woman” - Barcelona star Ilkay Gundogan’s wife provides clarity after deleted comment in journalist’s post

Ilkay Gundogan Videos

Man City Penalty Challenge with Gundogan
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Man City Penalty Challenge with Gundogan
Ilkay Gundogan | Man City 2018/19 Season Review
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Ilkay Gundogan | Man City 2018/19 Season Review
EPL Transfer News: Guardiola unsure about Sane’s and Gundogan’s future at Man City
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EPL Transfer News: Guardiola unsure about Sane’s and Gundogan’s future at Man City

Ilkay Gundogan: A Brief Biography


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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