Cedric Bakambu

Born: April 11, 1991 (age 26)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Striker
Team: Sochaux (no. 22)
Career History
Senior2010-Sochaux
Sports Mole has 98 articles about Cedric Bakambu. Articles 1 to 40:
Cedric Bakambu celebrates scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Cedric Bakambu renews Villarreal deal until June 2022
Cedric Bakambu, who has been linked with moves to West Ham United and Newcastle United this summer, extends his contract with Villarreal until 2022.
Jul 14, 20:08
Joe Hart in action for Torino against Roma on February 19, 2017
Report: Newcastle United eye Joe Hart
A report claims that Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez wants to sign Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart this summer.
Jul 2, 10:35
Cedric Bakambu celebrates scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Newcastle United 'to move for Cedric Bakambu'
A report claims that Newcastle United will have to break their transfer record if they wish to sign Villarreal forward Cedric Bakambu this summer.
Jul 2, 10:08
Neymar for Barcelona on December 11, 2014
Luis Enrique: Neymar "more like a ballet dancer than a footballer"
Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique describes Neymar as "more like a ballet dancer than a football player" following Saturday's 4-1 win over Villarreal.
May 7, 10:31
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi brace helps Barcelona three points clear
Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are all on the scoresheet as Barcelona beat Villarreal 4-1 to move three points clear at the top of La Liga.
May 6, 19:26
Lucas Digne in action during the Champions League game between Barcelona and Borussia Monchengladbach on December 6, 2016
Team News: Two changes for Barcelona
Lucas Digne and Andres Iniesta come into the starting lineup as Barcelona host Villarreal.
May 6, 16:34
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Live Commentary: Barcelona 4-1 Villarreal - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's 4-1 win over Villarreal as Neymar, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez are all on the scoresheet to send the champions three points clear.
May 6, 16:30
Gareth Bale puts a tender arm around Cristiano Ronaldo during the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Result: Real Madrid launch stunning second-half comeback to move top of La Liga
Real Madrid launch a stunning but controversial second-half comeback to beat Villarreal 3-2 and regain their spot at the top of La Liga.
Feb 26, 21:43
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Live Commentary: Villarreal 2-3 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Real Madrid's dramatic 3-2 win over Villarreal as Los Blancos launch a stunning late comeback to climb back to the top of the table.
Feb 26, 18:45
Cedric Bakambu celebrates scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Cedric Bakambu: 'I rejected Paris Saint-Germain'
Villarreal striker Cedric Bakambu claims that he turned down the chance to join Paris Saint-Germain last summer.
Nov 14, 15:02
Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Europa League semi-final second leg between Liverpool and Villarreal at Anfield on May 5, 2016
Result: Liverpool ease past Villarreal at Anfield to book Europa League final berth
Liverpool beat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield to secure their place in the final of the Europa League, where they will meet reigning champions Sevilla.
May 5, 21:57
James Milner reacts to the hosts' goal during the Europa League semi-final between Villarreal and Liverpool on April 28, 2016
Preview: Liverpool vs. Villarreal
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg between Liverpool and Villarreal at Anfield, with the visitors holding a 1-0 aggregate lead.
May 4, 14:04
Adrian Lopez celebrates his late winner during the Europa League semi-final between Villarreal and Liverpool on April 28, 2016
Result: Villarreal strike late to down Liverpool
Villarreal score in the 92nd minute to take a 1-0 lead at the halfway stage of their Europa League semi-final against Liverpool.
Apr 28, 21:59
Jurgen Norbert Klopp knows where his loyalties lie during the Europa League quarter-final between Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund on April 14, 2016
Preview: Villarreal vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Europa League semi-final first leg between Villarreal and Liverpool at Estadio El Madrigal.
Apr 27, 11:51
Asier Illarramendi and David Zurutuza vie with Samuel Castillejo during the La Liga match between Villarreal and Real Sociedad at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on April 24, 2016
Result: Villarreal, Real Sociedad play out goalless draw
Villarreal and Real Sociedad share the points in a goalless draw in Sunday's La Liga clash at El Madrigal.
Apr 24, 21:20
Cedric Bakambu celebrates scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Report: Atletico Madrid in Cedric Bakambu talks with Villarreal
A report claims that Atletico Madrid are currently in talks with Villarreal striker Cedric Bakambu over a move to the Vicente Calderon.
Apr 22, 19:13
Lucas VAZQUEZ rewards the camera after scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Team News: Lucas Vazquez comes in for Gareth Bale at the Bernabeu
Lucas Vazquez replaces Gareth Bale in Real Madrid's starting lineup for the visit of Villarreal at the Bernabeu.
Apr 20, 20:18
Cedric Bakambu and Roberto Soldado get into the missionary position after scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Sparta Prague and Villarreal on April 14, 2016
Result: Cedric Bakambu stars as Villarreal beat Sparta Prague to reach Europa semis
Cedric Bakambu scores twice as Villarreal earn a 4-2 win over Sparta Prague to book themselves into the semi-finals of the Europa League.
Apr 14, 21:57
Cedric Bakambu and Roberto Soldado get into the missionary position after scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Sparta Prague and Villarreal on April 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Sparta Prague 2-4 Villarreal - as it happened
Sports Mole provides live text commentary of the Europa League quarter-final second leg between Sparta Prague and Villarreal.
Apr 14, 19:00
Villarreal players celebrate their second goal during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Preview: Sparta Prague vs. Villarreal
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Europa League quarter-final second leg between Sparta Prague and Villarreal in the Czech Republic.
Apr 13, 16:53
David Bicik looks downbeat during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Sparta Prague's David Bicik "sorry" for error
Experienced Sparta Prague goalkeeper David Bicik issues an apology for gifting Villarreal a goal at the Estadio El Madrigal.
Apr 7, 22:35
Cedric Bakambu celebrates scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Result: Cedric Bakambu brace gives Villarreal slender advantage
Cedric Bakambu notches a brace as Villarreal record a 2-1 victory over Sparta Prague in the quarter-finals of the Europa League.
Apr 7, 21:57
Cedric Bakambu celebrates scoring during the Europa League quarter-final between Villarreal and Sparta Prague on April 7, 2016
Live Commentary: Villarreal 2-1 Sparta Prague - as it happened
Find out how Villarreal overcame Sparta Prague in the Europa League with Sports Mole's text updates.
Apr 7, 18:59
General view of Villarreal CF Estadio El Madrigal before the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Real Valladolid CF at El Madrigal Stadium on August 24, 2013
Preview: Villarreal vs. Sparta Prague
Sports Mole previews the Europa League quarter-final first leg between Villarreal and Sparta Prague at the Estadio El Madrigal.
Apr 6, 09:49
Samuel Castillejo and Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Villarreal and Barcelona on March 20, 2016
Result: Barcelona held at impressive Villarreal
Villarreal come from two goals behind to draw 2-2 with La Liga leaders Barcelona in Sunday afternoon's clash at El Madrigal.
Mar 20, 16:56
Samuel Castillejo and Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Villarreal and Barcelona on March 20, 2016
Live Commentary: Villarreal 2-2 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the La Liga clash between Villarreal and Barcelona at El Madrigal, which ended in a 2-2 draw.
Mar 20, 14:00
Luis Enrique looks on prior to the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Preview: Villarreal vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Sunday's La Liga clash between Villarreal and Barcelona at El Madrigal.
Mar 18, 22:40
Cedric Bakambu celebrates scoring during the Europa League game between Villarreal and Bayer Leverkusen on March 10, 2016
Result: Cedric Bakambu double gives Villarreal healthy lead against Bayer Leverkusen
Cedric Bakambu's double puts Villarreal in control after the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie against Bayer Leverkusen.
Mar 10, 21:57
Stefan Savic and Roberto Soldado in action during the La Liga game between Atletico Madrid and Villarreal on February 20, 2016
Result: Atletico Madrid, Villarreal play out goalless draw
Atletico Madrid and Villarreal play out a goalless draw in their La Liga clash at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday night.
Feb 21, 21:20
Villarreal's coach Marcelino Garcia Toral reacts during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC vs Villarreal CF at Jose Zorrila stadium in Valladolid on January 25, 2014
Result: Villarreal strengthen grip on fourth position in La Liga table
Spanish midfielder Bruno scores a second-half penalty as Villarreal strengthen their grip on fourth in La Liga with a 1-0 win over struggling Granada.
Jan 30, 21:25
Alphonse 'Don't Touch My' Areola and Ruben Castro in action during the game between Villarreal and Real Betis on January 16, 2016
Result: Real Betis halt Villarreal winning streak
Villarreal miss the chance to move third in La Liga ahead of Real Madrid having seen their six-match winning streak end in a goalless draw with managerless Real Betis.
Jan 16, 21:21
Players of Villarreal CF celebrate after their teammate Roberto Soldado scored the opening goal during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Real Madrid CF at El Madrigal on December 13, 2015
Result: Villarreal record sixth straight La Liga win against Sporting Gijon
Cedric Bakambu's fourth brace of the season helps Villarreal beat Sporting Gijon for their sixth La Liga win in a row.
Jan 10, 12:49
Players of Villarreal CF celebrate after their teammate Roberto Soldado scored the opening goal during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Real Madrid CF at El Madrigal on December 13, 2015
Result: Roberto Soldado edges Villarreal past Real Madrid
Roberto Soldado's early strike clinches a 1-0 win for Villarreal as Real Madrid lose ground on Barcelona and Atletico Madrid in La Liga.
Dec 13, 21:19
Players of Villarreal CF celebrate after their teammate Roberto Soldado scored the opening goal during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and Real Madrid CF at El Madrigal on December 13, 2015
Half-Time Report: Roberto Soldado fires Villarreal ahead of Real Madrid
Roberto Soldado's early strike gives Villarreal a 1-0 half-time lead over Real Madrid.
Dec 13, 20:16
Napoli's Spanish forward Jose Maria Callejon (L) celebrates next to his teammate Napoli's Belgian forward Dries Mertens after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group D football match SSC Napoli vs Club Brugge KV on September 17, 2015 at the San Paolo
Europa League roundup: Napoli put five goals past Legia Warsaw
Sports Mole rounds up all of Thursday's early evening Europa League action as Napoli dominate at the top of Group D and Borussia Dortmund suffer a shock home defeat to PAOK.
Dec 10, 20:02
Karim Benzema of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Getafe CF at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on December 5, 2015
La Liga Team of the Week – Week 14
Sports Mole picks its latest La Liga Team of the Week following another pulsating round of action in Spain's top flight.
Dec 8, 12:58
Villarreal's coach Marcelino Garcia Toral reacts during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC vs Villarreal CF at Jose Zorrila stadium in Valladolid on January 25, 2014
Marcelino pleased with "big win"
Villarreal boss Marcelino admits that he was relieved with his team's 2-1 victory over Rayo Vallecano at the weekend, which ended a three-game winless run in La Liga.
Dec 7, 17:13
Villarreal's coach Marcelino Garcia Toral reacts during the Spanish league football match Real Valladolid FC vs Villarreal CF at Jose Zorrila stadium in Valladolid on January 25, 2014
Result: Cedric Bakambu scores brace in Villarreal win
Cedric Bakambu cancels out a strike from Jozabed Sanchez, before netting the winner as Villarreal come from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano 2-1 in La Liga.
Dec 6, 16:54
Aymeric Laporte of Athletic Club in action during the start of the La Liga match between Getafe CF and Athletic Club at Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium on October 28, 2013
Copa del Rey roundup: Athletic Bilbao in control as other La Liga sides falter
Sports Mole rounds up the evening's Copa del Rey last 32 first-leg action as Athletic Bilbao win but three other La Liga sides lose.
Dec 3, 22:03
Eibar's Argentinian defender Mauro Dos Santos (L) vies with Villarreal's forward Roberto Soldado during the Spanish league football match Villarreal CF vs SD Eibar at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on November 22, 2015.
Result: Villarreal, Eibar share the spoils
Villarreal leave it late to secure a 1-1 draw against Eibar in Sunday's La Liga clash at the Estadio El Madrigal and remain in the hunt for a European place.
Nov 22, 16:53



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