- Full Name
- Çaglar Söyüncü
- Date of Birth
- 23 May 1996
- 6'1" (185cm)
- 12st 13lbs (82kg)
- Professional Debut
- 27 August 2018
A Turkish international, Söyüncü made his senior debut for his national side at just 19 years-old against Sweden in March 2016 and has since become a regular for the Crescent-Stars.
Born in Izmir, Turkey, Söyüncü began his career with his local side, Altınordu F.K. in TFF First League, the second tier of the Turkish Football League.
He made his professional debut in 2014 and appeared 34 times for the side over the following two seasons. SC Freiburg made their move for the centre-back shortly after he turned 19.
An impressive debut Bundesliga campaign followed in 2016/17 which saw Söyüncü earn 24 first-team appearances as Freiburg finished seventh and qualified for UEFA Europa League.
The following season, he played 30 times for Freiburg and scored his first Bundesliga goal in a 3-2 win over Hoffenheim.
With Söyüncü established in the first-team, the German side finished 15th in the league and reached the round of 16 of DFB-Pokal.
With over 20 caps to his name, including five in FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Söyüncü scored his first international goal with a last-minute equaliser against Tunisia in June 2018.
During his first season at King Power Stadium, he made eight appearances for the Foxes.
In 2019/20, Söyüncü became a regular starter in Brendan Rodgers' first team, and scored his first goal for City in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace in November 2019.