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Karim

Rekik*

Minutes played

0

Pass Accuracy

n/a

Touches

0

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 0
Passes completed 0/0
Touches 0
Assists 0
Goals 0
Shots on target 0
Personal
Position Defender
Date of birth 02 December 1994
Place of birth Den Haag, Netherlands
Height (ft)
Weight (st)
International caps / goals 0 / 0
2013/2014 League Cup
Appearances 2 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Passes 97% 100%
Yellow cards 0 0
Red cards 0 0

City on Rekik*:

Versatile Dutch defender Karim Rekik is highly thought of at City, as highlighted in a clutch of appearances for the first team in pre-season friendlies and domestic cup matches.

Rekik is a cultured defender, extremely comfortable in possession with an extensive passing range and is able to anticipate a striker’s next move to neutralise opposition attacks.

Karim made his City debut in last season’s Carling Cup third round, coming on as a substitute in City’s 2-0 win. He joined the first team party in Austria as well, joining Abdul Razak and Luca Scapuzzi in the Alps.

He made his Premier League debut against Reading in December 2012 and turned in an accomplished performance at left-back.

The 6ft defender can play at left-back as well as centre-back and has represented the Netherlands at under-19 level.

He spent the end of the 2012/13 season on loan at Blackburn and joined PSV on a year-long loan on 10 July 2013.

Karim's excellent performances throughout the Eredivisie saw him called up to the preliminary Netherlands squad for the 2014 World Cup.

Unfortunately, Rekik failed to make the final 23 but he can reflect on a hugely impressive first season as a first-teamer.

He made 31 appearances for PSV in 2013/14 and scored his first senior goal against Vitesse on 7 December 2013 and rejoined them for the 2014/15 season after featuring extensively for the City first-team in pre-season.

Latest tweets: @karim_rekik_44

  • Champions of Holland 2014 - 2015!!!💪🔴⚪️ http://t.co/QTWhl9deTM (2 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Happy to get the win today, difficult game but we fought till the end. Well done boys. #eendrachtmaaktmacht #psv 🔴⚪️ (more than a month ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

Instagram: @mcfcofficial

  • It’s #CITCWeek, so everyday we’ll be celebrating some of the fantastic events organised by our Club Foundation…

Back in August, ten City in the Community participants were given a VIP experience.
Our girls were given an exclusive tour of Wembley, put up in a hotel overnight and were treated to a football master class with skipper Vincent Kompany.
  • It’s #CITCWeek, so everyday we’ll be celebrating some of the fantastic events organised by our Club Foundation... Back in August, a group of young footballers enjoyed the surprise of a lifetime when three City stars joined them on the pitch for a training session.

The local youngsters from New Mills Junior Football Club and City girls took a trip to the Premier League champions to practice their skills at a free soccer school organised by CITC.

They were unaware that they were soon to be joined by Samir Nasri Fernando and Karim Rekik. #mcfc #wearecity
  • #cityvwestham #mcfc #wearecity
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 375: Who's the daddy?
  • Back to winning ways|

Sergio Aguero​'s 101st City goal following James Collins' own goal sealed a much-needed victory for the Blues although David Silva​ suffered a serious facial injury and was stretchered-off during the second half. #cityvwestham #mcfc #wearecity
  • Second half under-way at the Etihad Stadium with #mcfc leading 2-0. Follow the Match Centre for live coverage on #mcfc.co.uk now! #cityvwestham
  • Twenty minutes to go at the Etihad Stadium! Come on, City! #cityvwestham #mcfc #wearecity
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  • We fight to the end #together
  • Join us in wishing Joe Hart a very happy 28th birthday today! #mcfc #wearecity
  • #MCFC Instagram of the Day 374: Silva-tongued Spaniard
  • THE LAST TIME: A 2-0 win against West Ham
secured the @premierleague title.

What will the score be tomorrow? #cityvwestham #mcfc
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 373: Gain a foothold
  • It's @aguerosergiokun16 in the middle  as the lads prepare for the visit of West Ham. #cityvwestham #mcfc #wearecity
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  • “Obviously the only way we can change things is by starting to win football matches again." Read Milner's #cityvwestham preview on #mcfc.co.uk now.
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  • We are officially 121 years old today! #mcfc #wearecity
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  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 371: Balkan missile
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  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 369: Keep the faith.
  • Pick yourself up after the derby disappointment by celebrating @aguerosergiokun16's 100 City goals now on #mcfc.co.uk #aguero100
  • #mcfc Instagram of the Day 368: Derby despair
  • @aguerosergiokun16 scores his 99th and 100th City goals but it's in vain as United win the 169th Manchester derby. #unitedvcity #mcfc
  • #mcfc trail United at the break 2-1 at Old Trafford despite taking an early lead courtesy of @aguerosergiokun16 #unitedvcity
  • Confirmed #mcfc team to take on United. Follow MCFC.co.uk for live coverage from Old Trafford. #unitedvcity
  • Ready for the derby? We're live from Old Trafford on the Match Day Centre on #mcfc.co.uk now! Come on City!
  • It's derby day! Tag your matchday photos wherever you are in the world using #wearecity!
  • “We will go into this game the way we always do and go for the win from the first minute – we have lost our last three games away after playing really well on the road this season so this would be the perfect time to get back to winning ways.” #unitedvcity #mcfc #wearecity
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  • Four goals and two assists in just 128 minutes at Old Trafford - why United should fear @ed_dzeko. Read more on #mcfc.co.uk

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