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Largie Ramazani

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Largie Ramazani
Ramazani in 2017
Personal information
Full name Largie Ramazani[1]
Date of birth (2001-02-27) 27 February 2001 (age 23)
Place of birth Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium[2]
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)[3]
Position(s) Winger
Team information
Current team
Almería
Number 7
Youth career
Anderlecht
2013–2017 Charlton Athletic
2017–2020 Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019–2020 Manchester United 0 (0)
2020– Almería 117 (18)
2021 Almería B 6 (4)
International career
2017–2018 Belgium U17 13 (2)
2018–2019 Belgium U18 5 (0)
2020 Belgium U19 1 (1)
2022–2023 Belgium U21 8 (3)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 3 June 2024
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 21:49, 25 June 2023 (UTC)

Largie Ramazani (born 27 February 2001) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Almería. A winger capable of playing in both flanks, he can also play as a forward.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Brussels,[2] Ramazani moved to London at the age of 12, and joined Charlton Athletic's youth setup after failed trials at Fulham and Chelsea. On 3 July 2017, aged 16, he signed a four-year deal with Manchester United.[4]

Manchester United[edit]

After impressing with the under-18s, Ramazani signed his first professional contract on 21 March 2018.[5] He then progressed through the club's youth setup, playing for the under-21 and under-23 squads.

Ramazani made his senior debut for United on 28 November 2019, coming on as a late substitute for James Garner in a 2–1 UEFA Europa League away loss against FC Astana.[6] He was released from the club the following June,[7] after reportedly having rejected a new deal.[8]

Almería[edit]

On 24 August 2020, free agent Ramazani signed a five-year contract with Spanish Segunda División club UD Almería.[9] On 14 August 2022, he scored his first La Liga goal for Almería after promotion, in a 2–1 defeat against Real Madrid.[10]

On 1 October 2023, Ramazani provided a hat-trick of assists to Luis Suarez's hat-trick in a 3–3 draw against Granada CF.[11]

International career[edit]

Ramazani is of Burundian descent, being available to play for Burundi and Belgium.[12] He represented the latter at under-17, under-18 and under-19 levels.

Personal life[edit]

Ramazani has Burundian parents. His older brother Diamant is also a footballer. A right back, he notably represented Lokeren.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 11 August 2023[14]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National cup League cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Manchester United U23 2019–20 3[a] 1 3 1
Manchester United 2019–20 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 1[b] 0 1 0
Almería 2020–21 Segunda División 25 4 4 1 29 5
2021–22 Segunda División 30 8 3 1 33 9
2022–23 La Liga 33 3 1 0 34 3
2023–24 La Liga 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 89 15 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 97 17
Almería B 2020–21 Tercera División 6 4 6 4
Career total 95 19 8 2 0 0 1 0 3 1 107 22
  1. ^ Appearances in EFL Trophy
  2. ^ Appearance in UEFA Europa League

Honours[edit]

Almería

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League clubs publish 2018/19 retained lists". Premier League. 7 June 2019. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Solskjaer joue la carte jeunes et belge: Largie Ramazani est repris dans le noyau de Manchester United en Europa League". lesoir.be (in French). 2019-11-28.
  3. ^ "Largie Ramazani: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 28 September 2022.
  4. ^ "Manchester United sign Largie Ramazani from Charlton". Manchester Evening News. 3 July 2017. Retrieved 25 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Largie Ramazani signs first professional contract at Man United". Manchester United FC. 21 March 2018. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  6. ^ Thompson, Gemma (28 November 2019). "FC Astana 2 Manchester United 1". Manchester United. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  7. ^ "United issue update on Academy squads". ManUtd.com. Manchester United. 25 June 2020. Retrieved 4 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Largie Ramazani to join Almeria after leaving Manchester United". Football Espana. 1 July 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Largie Ramazani, another standout player in European football who signs for UD Almería". udalmeriasad.com. UD Almería. 24 August 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  10. ^ "Real Madrid swerve scare at Almeria to begin title defence with win". eurosport.com. 14 August 2022.
  11. ^ "Zelfs dubbele zuiverheid helpt Almería niet aan de drie punten in La Liga". Voetbal International (in Dutch). 1 October 2023. Retrieved 1 October 2023.
  12. ^ "Burundo-Belgian, Largie Ramazani, scored for Manchester United U21". RegionWeek. 7 August 2019. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  13. ^ "Who is Largie Ramazani? Manchester United youngster in squad vs Astana". Manchester Evening News. 26 November 2019. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  14. ^ Largie Ramazani at Soccerway. Retrieved 28 November 2019. Edit this at Wikidata

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