Çağlar Söyüncü

CaglarSöyüncü

Caglar Söyüncü signed a five-year contract with Leicester City Football Club in August 2018.
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Full Name
Caglar Söyüncü
Nationality
Turkey
Date of Birth
23 May 1996
Height
6'1" (185cm)
Weight
12st 13lbs (82kg)
Professional Debut
27 August 2018
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Söyüncü Bio

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 been capped a further 14 times.

During the 2018/19 season, the defender played 30 times for SC Freiburg as his side finished 15th in the Bundesliga, reached the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal and the third qualifying round of the UEFA Europa League.

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.

Last season the Turkey international 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.

Söyüncü is now mainstay of the Turkey national team after making his debut at just 19 years old in March 2016 in a friendly against Sweden.

He has 15 caps to his name, including five in FIFA World Cup qualifiers, and scored his first international goal with a last minute equaliser against Tunisia in June 2018.

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