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Idrissa Gueye

Idrissa Gueye

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Position: Defensive midfielder

Premier League – 2018/2019

Date: 16.09.2018


Statistical Overview


Appearances 3
Minutes played 270
Goals 0
Assists 0
Yellow card 1
Red card 0
Shots per match 0,7
Pass success percentage 83,4
Aerial duels won per match 2,0
Man of the match 0
Tackles per match 4,7
Interceptions per match 2,0
Fouls per match 1,7
Offside won per match 0
Clearances per match 2,3
Dribbled past per match 1,0
Blocks per match 1,0
Own goals 0
Key passes per match 0
Dribbles per match 1,0
Fouled per match 2,0
Offsides per match 0
Dispossessed per match 0,3
Passes per match 52,3
Crosses per match 0
Long balls per match 2,0
Through balls per match 0



Market Value

Current market value:
Highest market value:
20,000,000 €



Idrissa Gueye
Idrissa Gueye


Player Information


Personal life

Idrissa Gana Gueye (born 26 September 1989) is a Senegalese footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Everton and the Senegal national football team.

Club career

Early career
Born in Dakar, Gana spent his early career in Senegal for Diambars before joining French club Lille in 2008. He broke through into the first team in the 2010–11 season, in which Lille won Ligue 1, and became a regular starter in the league and the UEFA Champions League over the following four seasons.

Aston Villa
Aston Villa paid Lille £9m for the service of Gana, fighting off interest from Southampton, and he signed for the club on 10 July 2015. On 8 August 2015, Gana made his debut in a 1–0 away victory over AFC Bournemouth. On 19 January 2016, he scored his first and only goal for Villa in a 2–0 over Wycombe Wanderers in the third round replay of the FA Cup. In total he made 35 league appearances for Villa in the season when they were relegated from the Premier League.

After Aston Villa were relegated from the Premier League, Everton triggered a release clause in his contract, reported to be £7.1m and signed Gueye on a four-year deal on 2 August 2016. Gana made the highest number of successful tackles and interceptions per game across Europe’s top five leagues over the 2016 calendar year. Gana scored his first league goal for Everton in a 2–0 victory over Sunderland at Goodison Park on 25 February 2017. He became the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to win 100 tackles in the 2016–17 season. Gueye scored his first goal for Everton in European Competition on 17 August 2017 in the UEFA Europa League Play-off round first leg against Hajduk Split. In February 2018 he stated he signed a new contract until 2022.

International career

Gueye made his international debut for Senegal in 2011, and has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches for them. Gana also represented them at the 2012 Olympics, at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations and at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. In May 2018 he was named in Senegal’s 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Style of play

Gana was the top tackler in the Premier League 2016–17 season.

(Source: Wikipedia)



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