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Clément Lenglet

DEFENDER

Considered one of the most promising defenders on the planet, the Frenchman stands out for his ability to bring the ball out and his reading of the game

Born on June 17, 1995 in Beauvais, France, Clément Lenglet is one of the most promising defenders on the planet. The central defender started his career with Nancy in the French Second Division, making his debut in 2013. He developed at the club and despite his youth, he became a vital part of the team. In the 2015/16 Lenglet was key in Nancy winning the French Second Division title.

His excellent performances in France alerted the interest of Sevilla and in January 2017, the Andalusian club signed the defender. Lenglet settled in quickly, his elegant style and his commitment making him a key component of the squad. The Frenchman moved on to the next level and developed into a top class centre back.

On 13 July 2018 he was presented as an FC Barcelona player with a contract until 30 June 2023.

Technical profile

Left footed, he stands out for his excellent touch and his intelligent distribution. He is a ball playing defender above all else. His excellent reading of the game and his technical ability mean that he is a defender who is comfortable bringing the ball out from the back. Tactically intelligent, he is also a player who creates danger going forward at set pieces where he is a danger in the air.