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Axel Witsel

Date of birth/Age: Jan 12, 1989 (31)

Place of birth: BelgiumLiège

Citizenship: BelgiumBelgium

Height: 1,88 m

Position: Defensive Midfield

Contract expires: 30.06.2022

Agent: Nomi Sports

Current international: BelgiumBelgium

Caps/Goals: 105/9

Axel Witsel
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Borussia Dortmund
Bor. Dortmund
GermanyBundesligaBundesliga
League level: GermanyFirst Tier
Joined: Aug 6, 2018
Contract until: 30.06.2022
Performance data
Gallery
Bundesliga
UEFA Champions League
DFB-Pokal
DFL-Supercup

Bundesliga 19/20
Statistics

Appearances Appearances 28
Yellow card Yellow Cards 4
Goals Goals 4
Second yellow card Second Yellows -
Assists Assists 5
Red cards Red cards -
%

Starting eleven

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Minutes

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Goal participation

Detailed performance data
Appearances Appearances 7
Yellow card Yellow Cards 1
Goals Goals -
Second yellow card Second Yellows -
Assists Assists -
Red cards Red cards -
%

Starting eleven

%

Minutes

%

Goal participation

Detailed performance data

DFB-Pokal 19/20
Statistics

Appearances Appearances 3
Yellow card Yellow Cards -
Goals Goals -
Second yellow card Second Yellows -
Assists Assists -
Red cards Red cards -
%

Starting eleven

%

Minutes

%

Goal participation

Detailed performance data

DFL-Supercup 19/20
Statistics

Appearances Appearances 1
Yellow card Yellow Cards -
Goals Goals -
Second yellow card Second Yellows -
Assists Assists -
Red cards Red cards -
%

Starting eleven

%

Minutes

%

Goal participation

Detailed performance data
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Player data

Pronunciation
Main position
Main position :
Defensive Midfield
Other position:
Central Midfield
Market value
Current market value:
21.50 mil. €
Last update:
Apr 8, 2020
Highest market value: Last update :
40.00 mil. €
Dec 18, 2018
Facts and data
Name in home country: Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel
Date of birth: Jan 12, 1989
Place of birth: Liège  Belgium
Age: 31
Height: 1,88 m
Citizenship: Belgium  Belgium
Martinique  Martinique
Position: Midfielder - Defensive Midfield
Foot: right
Player agent: Nomi Sports
Current club: Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund
Joined: Aug 6, 2018
Contract expires: 30.06.2022
Outfitter: Puma
Social media:

Transfer history

Season Date Left From club Joined To club MV Fee  
Date: Aug 6, 2018
18/19 Aug 6, 2018 Tianjin Tianhai (-2019) Borussia Dortmund 20.00 mil. € 20.00 mil. €
Date: Jan 3, 2017
16/17 Jan 3, 2017 Zenit St. Petersburg Tianjin Quanjian 20.00 mil. € 20.00 mil. €
Date: Sep 3, 2012
12/13 Sep 3, 2012 SL Benfica Zenit St. Petersburg 20.00 mil. € 40.00 mil. €
Date: Jul 13, 2011
11/12 Jul 13, 2011 Standard Liège SL Benfica 10.00 mil. € 9.00 mil. €
Date: Jul 1, 2006
06/07 Jul 1, 2006 Standard Liège U19 Standard Liège - -
Date: Jul 1, 2005
05/06 Jul 1, 2005 Standard Liège U17 Standard Liège U19 - -
Date: Jul 1, 2004
04/05 Jul 1, 2004 Standard Liège Youth Standard Liège U17 - -
Total transfer fees : Total transfer fees : 89.00 mil. €  
Youth clubs
RRC Vottem (1995–1997), CS Visé (1997–1999), Standard Liège (1999–2006)

Stats 19/20

Competitionwettbewerb     
Total : 39458043.216
28455612.245
7---611
3---270
1---90

National team career

# National team Debut  
6 Belgium Mar 26, 2008 105 9
10 Belgium Jun 16, 2007 10 -
15 Belgium Oct 4, 2006 3 -
6 Belgium Aug 22, 2006 5 -
6 Belgium Aug 22, 2005 19 -
6 Belgium May 9, 2005 2 -
3 Belgium Mar 24, 2004 1 -

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