Eliaquim Mangala

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Eliaquim Mangala
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Mangala (2014)
birthday February 13, 1991
place of birth ColombesFrance
size 188 cm
position Central defender
Years station
1996-2002 AC Lustin
2002-2004 CS Wépionnais
2004-2007 UR Namur
2007-2008 Standard Liege
Years station Games (goals) 1
2008-2011 Standard Liege 77 (2)
2011-2014 FC Porto 51 (6)
2014-2019 Manchester City 57 (0)
2018-2019 Manchester City U23 5 (0)
2016-2017 →  Valencia CF  (loan) 30 (2)
2018 →  Everton FC  (loan) 2 (0)
2019– Valencia CF 0 (0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals) 2
2009–2012 France U-21 21 (2)
2013– France 8 (0)
1 Only league games are given.
As of August 13, 2019

2 As of January 3, 2018

Eliaquim Hans Mangala (* 13. February 1991 in Colombes ) is a French footballer who for FC Valencia plays. He has a Belgian and a Congolese passport.


In the club

Mangala moved to Belgium with his parents when he was five; there his career began in the youth team of AC Lustin . In 2002 he moved to CS Wépionnais and in 2004 went to UR Namur .

In 2007 he joined Standard Liège . The following year he was brought into the first team squad and made his debut in December 2008 in the league and in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League . At the end of the season, Standard Liège won the Belgian championship and the Supercup; Mangala had come up with eleven missions. In the following season, the team finished eighth. In the Europa League , the team was eliminated in the quarter-finals against Hamburger SV . Mangala has made 11 appearances in Europe this season (five in the UEFA Champions League and six in the Europa League), scoring one goal in the Champions League group game against Arsenal .

On August 16, 2011, he moved to FC Porto for 6.5 million euros . In his first season he came due to injuries on only seven missions; FC Porto became Portuguese champions. In the following season Mangala was a regular player, scored four goals and was again champions with FC Porto.

For the 2014/15 season , Mangala moved to the Premier League for Manchester City for the record fee of 54 million euros , making it the most expensive transfer of a defender to date. He signed a five-year contract. It was awarded to Valencia CF for the 2016/17 season and to Everton FC from February 2018 until the end of the season .

Mangala returned to Valencia CF in August 2019. He signed a contract that runs until June 30, 2021.

In the national team

Internationally, Mangala played 21 times for the French U-21s and scored one goal each in qualifying for the 2013 European Championship in Israel against Latvia and Slovakia . As the group first, he qualified with France for the play-offs, in which the team finally failed to Norway and did not take part in the tournament.

On June 5, 2013, he was in the senior national team for the first time in a friendly against Uruguay . Mangala played 90 minutes and lost 1-0 to France with a goal from Luis Suárez . He took part in the 2014 World Cup, but was not used.

At the 2016 European Football Championship in his own country, he was included in the French squad . His only appearance in the tournament was in the quarter-final against Iceland, when he was substituted on for the last quarter of an hour when his team led 5-1. France lost the final against Portugal 1-0.

titles and achievements

Standard Liege

FC Porto

Manchester City

Web links

Commons : Eliaquim Mangala  - collection of images, videos and audio files


  1. Eliaquim Mangala :: Eliaquim Mangala Hans :: Manchester City. Retrieved July 19, 2019 .
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  3. Eliaquim Mangala signs for City
  4. Comunicado oficial I Eliaquim Mangala , valenciacf.com, August 12, 2019, accessed on August 13, 2019.