Madger Gomes

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Madger Gomes
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Gomes in september 2018.
Personal information
Full name Madger Antonio Gomes Ajú[1]
Date of birth (1997-02-01) 1 February 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Alicante, Spain
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Doncaster Rovers
Number 6
Youth career
Villarreal
2014–2017 Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 Villarreal B 1 (0)
2017–2018 Leeds United 0 (0)
2018 Sochaux 9 (0)
2019 NK Istra 1961 5 (0)
2019– Doncaster Rovers 25 (2)
National team
Spain U15[2] 4 (0)
2013–2014 Spain U17[2] 6 (1)
2014 Spain U18[2] 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:04, 20 September 2020 (UTC)

Madger Antonio Gomes Ajú (born 1 February 1997) is a Spanish footballer who plays for League One club Doncaster Rovers as a midfielder. He has also represented Spain U18s at international level.

He plays as a central midfielder but can also plays as a winger or as a fullback.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Gomes made his senior debut for Villarreal CF B in 2013, aged 16. Gomes joined Liverpool from Villarreal in the summer of 2014. After being unable to force his way into the first-team at Liverpool, he was released in 2017.

Leeds United[edit]

He signed for Leeds United on three-year deal on 27 June 2017 on a free transfer.[3] On 9 August 2017, he made his first-team debut coming on in the 70th minute in the EFL Cup tie against Port Vale.[4]

He made his first start for the club on 22 August 2017, starting in Leeds' 5–1 EFL Cup victory against Newport County.[5]

Sochaux[edit]

On 11 June 2018, Gomes joined French side Sochaux in a permanent move from Leeds for an undisclosed fee.[6]

NK Istra 1961[edit]

In January 2019, he moved to NK Istra 1961.[7]

Doncaster Rovers[edit]

It was announced on 20 June 2019 that Gomes had been signed on a two-year deal by English League One side Doncaster Rovers.[8]

International career[edit]

Gomes has represented Spain at international level including for Spain U18s.[2] He is also eligible for the Guinea-Bissau national side.[2][9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 4 February 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Leeds United 2017–18[10] Championship 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
FC Sochaux-Montbéliard 2018–19 Ligue 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 0
NK Istra 1961 2018–19 Croatian First Football League 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Doncaster Rovers 2019–20[11] League One 19 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 25 0
Career total 33 0 3 0 2 0 4 0 42 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Club list of registered players: As at 19th May 2018: Leeds United" (PDF). English Football League. p. 21. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Who is Madger Gomes?". Yorkshire Evening Post. 27 June 2017.
  3. ^ Pearce, James (27 June 2017). "Liverpool Academy striker Gomes signs for Leeds". Liverpool Echo.
  4. ^ "Leeds United 4-1 Port Vale". BBC Sport. 9 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Leeds 5 Newport 1". BBC Sport. Retrieved 22 August 2017.
  6. ^ "MADGER GOMES DEPARTS". Leeds United. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Madger Gomes je novi igrač Zeleno-žutih!". NK Istra 1961. 24 January 2019. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Doncaster Rovers confirm signing of Spanish midfielder". The Star. 20 June 2019.
  9. ^ Coombs, Dan. "Five facts on new Leeds United signing Madger Gomes". Here Is The City.
  10. ^ "Games played by Madger Gomes in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Games played by Madger Gomes in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 15 July 2019.

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