Soualiho Meïté

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Soualiho Meïté
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Personal information
Full name Soualiho Meïté
Date of birth (1994-03-17) 17 March 1994 (age 27)
Place of birth Paris, France
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Milan
(on loan from Torino)
Number 18
Youth career
2002–2006 Gobelins
2006–2007 Vincennes
2007–2011 Auxerre
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Auxerre B 30 (2)
2011–2013 Auxerre 22 (1)
2013–2016 Lille B 19 (2)
2013–2017 Lille 30 (0)
2016–2017Zulte Waregem (loan) 33 (1)
2017–2018 Monaco 2 (0)
2018Bordeaux (loan) 18 (1)
2018– Torino 82 (3)
2021– Milan (loan) 11 (0)
National team
2009 France U16 5 (0)
2010–2011 France U17 17 (1)
2012–2013 France U19 7 (0)
2013–2014 France U20 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:16, 10 April 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 May 2014

Soualiho Meïté (born 17 March 1994) is a French professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club A.C. Milan, on loan from Torino.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

On 14 March 2011, Meïté signed his first professional contract agreeing to a three-year deal with Auxerre. He was subsequently, promoted to the senior team by manager Laurent Fournier and assigned the number 32 shirt. Meïté made his professional debut on 20 November in a 2–1 defeat against Valenciennes appearing as a substitute.[2]

Monaco[edit]

On 17 June 2017, he was sold to Monaco for €8 million. He made his debut on 16 September.

Loan to Bordeaux[edit]

On 2 January 2018, he was loaned to Bordeaux. He scored his first goal on 15 April, in the away win against Montpellier for 3-1.[3]

Torino[edit]

On 10 July, Meïté was signed by Italian club Torino through an equal exchange with full-back Antonio Barreca, who moved to Monaco.[4] He made his debut for the Granata on 12 August during Coppa Italia against Cosenza (4-0) as a starter. He scored his first goal for the club on 26 August in a 2–2 draw against Inter Milan at San Siro.

Loan to Milan[edit]

On 14 January, Meïté signed with Milan, on loan from Torino with an option to buy.[5]

International career[edit]

Born in France, is of Ivorian descent.[6] A former France youth international, he represented his nation at under-16 and under-17 level. He played with the under-17 team at the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 10 April 2021[7][8]
Club Season League Cup[nb 1] Europe[nb 2] Other[nb 3] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Auxerre B 2010–11 CFA 4 0 4 0
2011–12 20 2 20 2
2012–13 6 0 6 0
Total 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 2
Auxerre 2011–12 Ligue 1 2 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13 Ligue 2 20 1 2 1 22 2
Total 22 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 24 2
Lille 2013–14 Ligue 1 19 0 4 0 23 0
2014–15 8 0 3 0 3 0 14 0
2015–16 3 0 1 0 4 0
Total 30 0 8 0 3 0 0 0 41 0
Lille B 2013–14 CFA 2 0 2 0
2014–15 8 0 8 0
2015–16 CFA 2 9 2 9 2
Total 19 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 2
Zulte Waregem
(loan)
2015–16 Belgian First Division A 3 0 9 0 12 0
2016–17 30 1 6 1 10 0 46 2
Total 33 1 6 1 0 0 19 0 58 2
Monaco 2017–18 Ligue 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Bordeaux (loan) 2017–18 Ligue 1 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 19 1
Torino 2018–19 Serie A 35 2 3 0 38 2
2019–20 Serie A 33 0 1 0 6 0 40 0
2020–21 Serie A 14 1 2 0 16 1
Total 82 3 6 0 6 0 0 0 94 3
Milan (loan) 2020–21 Serie A 11 0 1 0 4 0 16 0
Career total 247 10 24 2 14 0 19 0 304 12

Notes[edit]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Zulte Waregem

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Souahilo Meité Yahoo! Sports Profile". Yahoo!. Retrieved 20 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Valenciennes v. Auxerre Match Report". Ligue de Football Professionnel (in French). 20 November 2011. Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved 20 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Official | Bordeaux sign Soualiho Meïté on loan from Monaco | Get French Football News". www.getfootballnewsfrance.com. Retrieved 2018-01-02.
  4. ^ http://torinofc.it/news/10/07/2018/meit%C3%A9-al-toro_17947
  5. ^ "Comunicato Ufficiale: Soualiho Meïté". AC Milan.
  6. ^ Dia, 2021 01 13TransfertsUne offre de West Ham pour Boulaye; 2021. 01.13TransfertsMoussa Dembélé à l’Atlético, c’est presque fait; blessure, 2021 01 13TransfertsMilan s’intéresse toujours à Simakan malgré sa; Lyon, 2021 01 13TransfertsMercato : Islam Slimani est à. "Côte d'Ivoire : Soualiho Meïté dit non aux Eléphants".
  7. ^ "Soualiho Meïté » Club matches". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Souahilo MEïTé - Football : la fiche de Souahilo MEïTé (Monaco)". L'Équipe (in French). Retrieved 23 September 2017.

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