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Elia Mangala

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Eliaquim

Mangala

Minutes played

90

Pass Accuracy

96%

Touches

65

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 90
Passes completed 46/48
Touches 65
Assists 0
Goals 0
Shots on target 0
Personal
Position Defender
Date of birth 13 February 1991
Place of birth Colombes, France
Height (ft) 6'01"
Weight (st) TBC
International caps / goals 3 / 0
2015/2016 League Cup
Appearances 24 5
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Passes 88% 87%
Yellow cards 8 2
Red cards 0 0

City on Mangala:

Joined City: 11/08/14

Past clubs: Standard Liege (2008-11), Porto (2011-14)

Team honours:

Standard Liege:

Belgian Pro League (2009)

Belgian Cup (2011)

Belgian Supercup (2008, 2009)

Porto:

                Primeira Liga (2012, 2013)

                Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira (2012, 2013)

               

Quick and powerful, Eliaquim Mangala is one of Europe’s most promising young defenders and signed for City in August 2014.

Versatile, with fine positional sense and the ability to play the ball out from deep, the Frenchman also poses a threat from set-pieces and is admired for his tackling.

Although it took a while for the centre-back to adapt to life in the Premier League, a run of games towards the end of the 2014/15 campaign served to help him to adjust and he played an important role in the six-game winning streak that concluded the year, starting every match.

The 24-year-old arrived at the Etihad Stadium with an impressive CV, having enjoyed successful spells at Standard Liege and Porto before making the move to Manchester.

In his first professional season, he helped the Belgian side to the league and Supercup double and burst into the senior side the following year.

He would go on to make 77 league appearances for the club and ended his career there on a high, netting the opening goal in his side’s Belgian Cup final triumph before completing a move to Porto.

During his time at the club, Mangala played against City before going on to win the title twice. He also captured the eye of Manuel Pellegrini, who was managing Malaga at the time.

Latest tweets: @elia22mangala

  • Our destiny is on our hands and we have to grab it with all our strength! #UEFA #UCL #RoadtoMilan #MCFC https://t.co/FI3PGYncaJ (4 hours ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • It’s live! Watch me play footgolf with @adidasfootball NOW: https://t.co/xjeV5OMUBM #ACE16 #UCL https://t.co/r9oV0kTcyz (10 hours ago, via Twitter Web Client)

  • Ready for tomorrow ! Our goal is San Siro! #UEFA #UCL #RoadtoMilan #MCFC #EverStronger https://t.co/6zwS1p6ELN (7 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Congratulations mates! These three points are very important! Another clean sheet! #MCFC #PremierLeague https://t.co/QrXdQCWXWA (10 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Great to be back at our stadium and have the support from our public! #PremierLeague #MCFC #EverStronger https://t.co/QJVXGbrdoY (11 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

Instagram: @mcfcofficial

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  • Three great backdrops and a duck face... 😆 
Thanks to @willysanjaya925, @kathrynannewatson83, @ekoputra11 and @gunino23 for the snaps! #wearecity #mcfc
  • "Our aim is to win the @championsleague." Read @eliamangala's preview of #realvcity on #mcfc.co.uk
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  • From the FA Youth Cup final to the @uefachampionsleague semi-final in 364 days.

Read "The Rise and Rise of @kelechi72" on #mcfc.co.uk now!
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