Amin Younes

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Amin Younes
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Younes with Ajax in 2016.
Personal information
Full name Amin Younes[1]
Date of birth (1993-08-06) 6 August 1993 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Düsseldorf, Germany
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Playing position Left winger / Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Ajax
Number 11
Youth career
1997–2000 SG Unterrath
2000–2011 Borussia Mönchengladbach
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Borussia Mönchengladbach II 37 (4)
2012–2015 Borussia Mönchengladbach 26 (1)
2014–2015 1. FC Kaiserslautern (loan) 14 (2)
2015 Jong Ajax 4 (1)
2015– Ajax 56 (11)
National team
2008–2009 Germany U16 1 (1)
2009–2010 Germany U17 10 (4)
2010–2011 Germany U18 6 (1)
2011–2012 Germany U19 8 (2)
2012–2013 Germany U20 2 (0)
2013–2015 Germany U21 18 (3)
2017– Germany 4 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 June 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:50, 29 June 2017 (UTC)

Amin Younes (born 6 August 1993) is a German professional footballer[2] who plays as a winger for Eredivisie club Ajax.[3]

Club career

Borussia Mönchengladbach

Born in Düsseldorf, to a Lebanese father and a German mother, Younes played as a youth for SG Unterrath. In 2000, at the age of 8, he joined the youth setup of Bundesliga side Borussia Mönchengladbach. In 2011, he made his debut for Borussia Mönchengladbach II, the reserve team, playing in the Regionalliga West.

Younes made his senior team debut at the end of the 2011–12 Bundesliga, coming on as a substitute against Hannover 96 on 1 April 2012.[4]

1. FC Kaiserslautern (loan)

In August 2014, he joined 2. Bundesliga club 1. FC Kaiserslautern on a season-long loan.[5]

AFC Ajax

On 16 July 2015, Younes signed a three-year contract for Dutch club Ajax, until 30 June 2018, with an option for an additional year.[6]

International career

On 17 May 2017, Germany manager Joachim Löw called Younes up to the German national team for the first time as part of the squad for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.[7]

On 6 June 2017, he made his senior debut coming on as a sub in a 1–1 draw with Denmark. He scored his first goal for the national team against San Marino on 10 June 2017.

Career statistics

Club performance

As of matches played on 30 June 2017.
Club Season League Cup1 Continental2 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Borussia Mönchengladbach II 2010–11 Regionalliga West 6 0 6 0
2011–12 20 3 20 3
2012–13 11 0 11 0
Totals 37 3 37 3
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2011–12 Bundesliga 1 0 0 0 1 0
2012–13 11 1 0 0 2 0 13 1
2013–14 14 0 0 0 14 0
Totals 26 1 0 0 2 0 28 1
Kaiserslautern (loan) 2014–15 2. Bundesliga 14 2 1 0 15 2
Kaiserslautern II (loan) 2014–15 Regionalliga Südwest 3 0 3 0
Jong Ajax 2015–16 Eerste Divisie 4 1 0 0 4 1
Ajax 2015–16 Eredivisie 27 8 2 0 6 0 35 8
2016–17 29 3 1 0 18 4 48 7
2017–18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 56 11 3 0 24 4 83 15
Career totals 140 18 4 0 26 4 170 22
Reference:[8]

International

International statistics

As of 29 June 2017
National team Year App. Goals
Germany
2017 4 2
Total 4 2

International Goals

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 June 2017 Stadion Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany  San Marino 4–0 7–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 29 June 2017 Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi, Russia  Mexico 4–1 4–1 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

Honours

Club

Ajax[9]

International

Germany

Individual

References

  1. ^ a b c "FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017: List of players: Germany" (PDF). FIFA. 2 July 2017. p. 4. Retrieved 21 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Younes, Amin" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Amin Younes". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Hannover 96 vs. Borussia M'gladbach". Soccerway. 1 April 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Amin Younes wird ein Roter Teufel" [Amin Younes becomes a Red Devil] (in German). 1. FC Kaiserslautern. 22 August 2014. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 9 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Ajax contracteert Amin Younes" (in Dutch). Ajax. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  7. ^ "Confed Cup: Löw nominiert Plattenhardt und Wagner". kicker online (in German). Olympia Verlag GmbH. 17 May 2017. Retrieved 17 May 2017. 
  8. ^ "Amin Younes » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 30 June 2017. 
  9. ^ "A. Younes-Trophies". Soccerway. Retrieved 4 July 2016. 

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