Asmir Begovic

Born: June 20, 1987 (age 29)

Height: 6'6" (198cm)

Hometown: Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Nationality: Bosnia Bosnian

Position: Goalkeeper
Team: Chelsea (no. 1)
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Career History
Youth2003-2005Portsmouth
Senior2005-2010Portsmouth
→ 2006Macclesfield Town (loan)
→ 2007Bournemouth (loan)
→ 2008Yeovil Town (loan)
→ 2008Yeovil Town (loan)
→ 2009Ipswich Town (loan)
2010-2015Stoke City
2015-Chelsea
International2009-Bosnia-Herzegovina
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Willian celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Chelsea on March 18, 2017
Report: Chelsea will listen to summer transfer offers for Willian
Chelsea forward Willian may be on his way out of Stamford Bridge in the summer should his valuation be met, according to a report.
Mar 26, 14:43
Craig Gordon of Celtic in action during the UEFA Europa League Group D match between FC Salzburg and Celtic FC on September 18, 2014
Craig Gordon pens new three-year contract at Celtic
Celtic announce that goalkeeper Craig Gordon has signed a new three-year deal at the club.
Mar 8, 09:14
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic on the touchline during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic not in market for new goalkeeper
West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic insists that he is not in the market for a new goalkeeper.
Mar 6, 19:26
AC Milan's goalkeeper Marco Amelia warms up prior the Italian Serie A football match between Cagliari and AC Milan on January 26, 2014
Former Chelsea goalkeeper Marco Amelia completes move to Vicenza
Italian goalkeeper Marco Amelia signs for Serie B side Vicenza on a free transfer, over eight months after he was released by Chelsea.
Feb 27, 15:40
Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Team News: Cesc Fabregas makes 300th Premier League appearance
Cesc Fabregas is named in the Chelsea starting XI to face Swansea City at Stamford Bridge, becoming the first Spanish player to make 300 Premier League appearances.
Feb 25, 14:03
John Terry of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on August 15, 2016
Asmir Begovic expects John Terry to stay at Chelsea next season
Asmir Begovic backs John Terry to prolong his Chelsea stay by another season, potentially taking him into a 23rd year in West London.
Feb 20, 20:52
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Team News: Chelsea make seven changes at Wolverhampton Wanderers
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte makes seven changes to his side ahead of their FA Cup fifth-round trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers, while Paul Lambert switches round five players.
Feb 18, 16:42
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic: 'Not playing bugs me'
Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic admits that it "bugs" him not to be playing regularly.
Feb 7, 10:52
Karl Darlow of Newcastle United in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round between Newcastle United and Northampton Town at St James' Park on August 25, 2015
Report: Chelsea to make summer move for Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow
Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow is on the radar of Chelsea, who are looking to make a move for the 26-year-old in the summer, according to reports.
Feb 5, 12:28
Sadio Mane in action during the Premier League game between Everton and Liverpool on December 19, 2016
Team News: Sadio Mane back on Liverpool bench
Sadio Mane is named on the Liverpool bench for the visit of Premier League leaders Chelsea following his return from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 31, 19:01
Nathan Ake in action for Bournemouth on December 4, 2016
Bournemouth planning late attempt to bring back Chelsea's Nathan Ake?
Bournemouth are reportedly trying to seal a permanent move for Chelsea's Nathan Ake, while their pursuit of goalkeeper Asmir Begovic continues.
Jan 31, 09:52
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte looks on during his side's Premier League clash with Southampton at St Mary's Stadium on October 30, 2016
Antonio Conte: 'No news on Branislav Ivanovic, Asmir Begovic'
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte admits that the futures of unsettled pair Branislav Ivanovic and Asmir Begovic are still unclear.
Jan 30, 13:53
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Brendan Rodgers confirms Chelsea interest in Craig Gordon
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers confirms that the club have turned down an offer from Chelsea for goalkeeper Craig Gordon.
Jan 29, 20:46
David Stockdale of Brighton during the Pre Season Friendly match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Southampton at The Amex Stadium on July 31, 2014
Chelsea 'eyeing David Stockdale as Craig Gordon alternative'
Chelsea are reportedly planning to swoop for Brighton & Hove Albion goalkeeper David Stockdale if they fail to land Craig Gordon.
Jan 29, 13:18
Nathan Ake of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Everton at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2013
Team News: Nathan Ake handed Chelsea start in FA Cup
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte hands a start to Nathan Ake as the Blues host Brentford in the FA Cup fourth round.
Jan 28, 14:08
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu shouts during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain vs FC Lorient at the Parc-des-Prince stadium in Paris on November 1, 2013
Salvatore Sirigu latest goalkeeper to be linked with Chelsea move
A report claims that Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu, who is currently on loan with Sevilla, is Chelsea's new top target to replace Asmir Begovic.
Jan 27, 22:54
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Antonio Conte: 'Asmir Begovic can leave if replacement found'
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte reveals that he will let Asmir Begovic leave the club this month if "a suitable replacement" can be signed before the transfer window closes.
Jan 27, 19:43
Karl Darlow of Newcastle United in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round between Newcastle United and Northampton Town at St James' Park on August 25, 2015
Chelsea identify Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow as possible target?
Chelsea reportedly identify Newcastle United goalkeeper Karl Darlow as a potential transfer target should they fail in a bid to sign Craig Gordon from Celtic.
Jan 27, 16:41
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Celtic 'reject Chelsea bid for Craig Gordon'
Chelsea reportedly have a bid for Craig Gordon rejected by Celtic as they continue their search for a new back-up goalkeeper.
Jan 26, 14:53
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Report: Chelsea to seek replacement for Asmir Begovic before Bournemouth move
Chelsea will only sell Bournemouth target Asmir Begovic if they can find a replacement for the back-up goalkeeper, according to reports.
Jan 24, 17:35
Tim Krul in action for Newcastle on November 22, 2014
Report: Chelsea want Tim Krul as new deputy goalkeeper
Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is on Chelsea's radar as the Blues seek a replacement for wantaway stopper Asmir Begovic, according to reports.
Jan 23, 22:52
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Antonio Conte confirms Chelsea have received bid for Asmir Begovic
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte confirms that the club are considering an offer for goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, who has been linked with a move to Bournemouth.
Jan 20, 14:01
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Chelsea 'want £12m for Asmir Begovic'
Chelsea reportedly demand £12m from Bournemouth for goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.
Jan 20, 11:20
On-loan Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart shouts instructions to his defence during the Serie A match against Atalanta on September 11, 2016
West Ham United keen to replace Adrian with Joe Hart?
West Ham United could make a move for £15m-rated Manchester City keeper Joe Hart should current stopper Adrian depart the London Stadium.
Jan 10, 09:28
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Grant McCann astonished by Asmir Begovic save
Grant McCann admits that Chelsea were simply too clinical for his side, but it may have been a different game entirely had Asmir Begovic not pulled off a big early save.
Jan 8, 18:15
Chelsea winger Pedro in action against Leicester City during their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on October 15, 2016
Result: Ten-man Chelsea breeze past Peterborough United in FA Cup
Chelsea book their spot in the fourth round of the FA Cup after recording a 4-1 victory over League One side Peterborough United.
Jan 8, 16:53
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Report: Stoke City to re-sign goalkeeper Asmir Begovic
Stoke City are weighing up a move to re-sign Asmir Begovic from Chelsea after being put off Derby County's asking price for Lee Grant, according to reports.
Dec 17, 09:54
Joe Hart of Manchester City is seen on the bench prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015
West Ham United keen to sign Joe Hart?
West Ham United are reportedly considering a January swoop for Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart.
Dec 11, 15:03
West Ham United goalkeeper Adrian in action during his side's Premier League clash with Everton at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Slaven Bilic 'targeting new goalkeepers in January'
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic is reportedly looking to bring in new goalkeepers in January as competition for Adrian.
Nov 26, 13:44
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic punches the air after Michail Antonio of West Ham United opens the scoring during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Bournemouth at the London Stadium on August 21, 2016
Result: West Ham United send Chelsea crashing out of EFL Cup
Cheikhou Kouyate and Edimilson Fernandes are on target to help West Ham United to a 2-1 win over Chelsea in an entertaining EFL Cup tie at the London Stadium.
Oct 26, 21:41
John Terry of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on August 15, 2016
Team News: John Terry returns to Chelsea lineup for EFL Cup clash against West Ham United
John Terry returns to the Chelsea lineup for their EFL Cup fourth-round clash against West Ham United at the London Stadium.
Oct 26, 18:49
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte strikes a pose on August 20, 2016
Result: Chelsea dump Leicester City out of League Cup
Cesc Fabregas scores twice in extra time as Chelsea record a 4-2 win over Leicester City in the third round of the League Cup on Tuesday night.
Sep 20, 22:15
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Sunderland 'fail in bid for Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic'
Chelsea reportedly reject an approach from Sunderland to sign Asmir Begovic on loan for the 2016-17 campaign.
Aug 30, 15:38
Eduardo of Dinamo Zagreb celebrates after the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal at Maksimir Stadium on September 16, 2015
Chelsea hand Portuguese keeper Eduardo one-year contract
Portugal international goalkeeper Eduardo joins Chelsea from Dinamo Zagreb on a one-year contract.
Aug 25, 17:06
Eduardo of Dinamo Zagreb celebrates after the UEFA Champions League Group F match between Dinamo Zagreb and Arsenal at Maksimir Stadium on September 16, 2015
Dinamo Zagreb boss: 'Chelsea to sign goalkeeper Eduardo'
Chelsea are set to sign Portugal goalkeeper Eduardo from Dinamo Zagreb, the Croatian club's manager confirms.
Aug 21, 16:22
Joe 'head and shoulders' Hart applauds supporters during the Champions League quarter-final between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City on April 6, 2016
Joe Hart to move to Everton on loan?
Everton are reportedly considering a loan deal for Manchester City's out-of-favour goalkeeper Joe Hart.
Aug 16, 01:25
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Result: Real Madrid hold off Chelsea to pick up victory in Stateside friendly
Marcelo scores twice for Real Madrid to help his side to a 3-2 victory over Chelsea in front of 105,000 supporters at the Michigan Stadium.
Jul 30, 22:00
Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Result: Cesc Fabregas shown straight red as Chelsea defeat Liverpool in California
Cesc Fabregas is sent off as Chelsea seal a 1-0 win over Liverpool in Wednesday night's International Champions Cup match in California's Pasadena Rose Bowl.
Jul 28, 09:13
Asmir Begovic of Chelsea gives instructions during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Asmir Begovic: 'Chelsea need time to improve under Antonio Conte'
Asmir Begovic insists that Chelsea's players will need time to adapt to Antonio Conte's methods, but says that life under their new manager has been "great so far".
Jul 17, 21:15
Diego Costa is unhappy with a missed chance during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 16, 2016
Result: Chelsea suffer defeat to Rapid Vienna in Antonio Conte's first game in charge
Chelsea lose 2-0 to Rapid Vienna in their first pre-season outing, courtesy of strikes from Joelinton and Tomi Correa either side of half time.
Jul 16, 18:54



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Chelsea28223359213869
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs28178355213459
3Manchester CityMan City28176554302457
4Liverpool29168561362556
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd271410342231952
6Arsenal27155756342250
7Everton29148751302150
8West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom29127103938143
9Stoke CityStoke2999113342-936
10Southampton2796123336-333
11Bournemouth2996144254-1233
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2996144052-1233
13Burnley2995153142-1132
14Watford2887133348-1531
15Leicester CityLeicester2886143347-1430
16Crystal Palace2884163646-1028
17Swansea CitySwansea2983183663-2727
18Hull City2966172658-3224
19Middlesbrough28410142033-1322
20Sunderland2855182450-2620