Leandro Fernandes

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Leandro Fernandes
Austria U-18 vs. Netherlands U-18 2017-03-23 (072).jpg
Fernandes in 2017
Personal information
Full name Leandro Fernandes da Cunha
Date of birth (1999-12-25) 25 December 1999 (age 20)
Place of birth Nijmegen, Netherlands
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pescara
Number 34
Youth career
2006–2007 Quick 1888
2007–2013 N.E.C.
2013–2018 PSV
2018–2019 Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Jong PSV 1 (0)
2018–2019 Juventus U23 5 (0)
2019–2020 Juventus 0 (0)
2019–2020Fortuna Sittard (loan) 5 (0)
2020 Pescara 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Netherlands U15 6 (1)
2014–2015 Netherlands U16 12 (1)
2015–2016 Netherlands U17 16 (0)
2016–2017 Netherlands U18 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 October 2020

Leandro Fernandes da Cunha (born 25 December 1999), known as Leandro Fernandes, is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian club Pescara.

Club career[edit]

He made his professional debut in the Eerste Divisie for Jong PSV on 14 October 2016 in a game against Almere City.[1]

On 31 January 2018, Fernandes joined Juventus.[2] He made his first appearance for the club in a preseason match against Bayern Munich on 25 July 2018.

On 2 September 2019, Fernandes signed with Fortuna Sittard on a season long loan.[3]

On 28 September 2020, he moved to Serie B club Pescara.[4]

Style of play[edit]

Fernandes is considered to be a midfielder with strong technical qualities and free kick taking abilities. He usually plays as an attacking midfielder.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Game Report by Weltfussball". Weltfussball. 14 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Official: Juventus sign Leandro Fernandes". Football Italia. 31 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Fortuna Sittard Returns Midfielder Fernandes to the Netherlands". www.fortunasittard.nl (in Dutch). 2 September 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. ^ "UFFICIALE Leandro Fernandes è #BiancAzzurro" (in Italian). Pescara. 28 September 2020.
  5. ^ Pelucchi, Roberto (14 July 2019). "Gli olandesi della Juve: star e meteore dal pitbull Davids a... Elia". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Retrieved 14 July 2019.

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