Eric Bailly

Born: April 12, 1994 (age 23)

Height: 6'1.5" (187cm)

Hometown: Bingerville, Ivory Coast
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire flag Ivorian

Position: Centre-back
Team: Manchester United (no. 3)
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Career History
Youth2011-2014Espanyol
Senior2014-2015Espanyol
2015-2016Villarreal
2016-Manchester United
International2015-Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 242 articles about Eric Bailly. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Report: Tottenham Hotspur want Chris Smalling
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur could move for Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 18, 09:53
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Arsenal 'interested in Chris Smalling'
A report claims that Arsenal are interested in signing Manchester United centre-back Chris Smalling in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 14, 13:13
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Eight Manchester United players in Europa League squad of the season
Eight Manchester United players are named in the Europa League squad of the season after they won the competition with victory over Ajax.
May 25, 18:42
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Manchester United 'open to Chris Smalling offers'
Manchester United will reportedly listen to offers for England international defender Chris Smalling this summer.
May 23, 13:07
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho at the Europa League match against Saint-Etienne on February 16, 2017
Preview: Ajax vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Europa League final between Ajax and Manchester United from the Friends Arena in Stockholm.
May 22, 12:55
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Result: Youthful Manchester United overcome Crystal Palace
A youthful Manchester United end their 2016-17 Premier League campaign with a 2-0 victory against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.
May 21, 16:56
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Team News: Jose Mourinho makes seven changes
Jose Mourinho rings the changes as Manchester United welcome Crystal Palace.
May 21, 14:10
Manchester United's Axel Tuanzebe holds off Southampton's Steven Davis on May 17, 2017
Result: Southampton, Manchester United play out goalless draw
Sergio Romero saves a penalty as Manchester United claim a goalless draw from their Premier League clash with Southampton.
May 17, 21:37
Jose Mourinho applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Bournemouth on March 4, 2017
Preview: Southampton vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Southampton and Manchester United.
May 16, 11:30
Kieran Trippier of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his team's first goal against Watford at White Hart Lane on February 6, 2016
Team News: Kieran Trippier replaces Kyle Walker as Tottenham Hotspur host Manchester United
Kieran Trippier replaces Kyle Walker in the Tottenham Hotspur starting XI ahead of their Premier League meeting with Manchester United at White Hart Lane.
May 14, 15:45
Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino embrace prior to the game between Spurs and Chelsea on November 29, 2015
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the final Premier League match at White Hart Lane as high-flying Tottenham Hotspur take on top-four outsiders Manchester United.
May 12, 17:33
Manchester United's Eric Bailly and Celta Vigo's Facundo Roncaglia come to blows before being sent off in the Europa League semi-final on May 11, 2017
Jose Mourinho concerned over losing Eric Bailly for Europa League final
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is concerned over losing the "very important" Eric Bailly for the Europa League final due to suspension.
May 11, 22:57
A maniacal Jose Mourinho tries to figure out how many matches his side have drawn at Old Trafford this season during the Premier League clash with Arsenal on May 7, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United suffered until the end against Celta Vigo'
Jose Mourinho praises Manchester United's players, who "gave everything they had" against Celta Vigo and "suffered until the end" of the Europa League semi-final second leg.
May 11, 22:40
Ander Herrera celebrates scoring during the Europa League game between Manchester United and FC Midtjylland on February 25, 2016
Ander Herrera: 'Europa League semi-final second leg was a crazy game'
Ander Herrera admits that Manchester United "suffered" in a "crazy game" against Celta Vigo in their Europa League semi-final second-leg draw.
May 11, 22:28
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Team News: Widescale changes for both Manchester United and Celta Vigo
Manchester United make eight changes as they host Celta Vigo in Thursday's Europa League semi-final second leg at Old Trafford.
May 11, 19:07
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring in the Europa League match against Celta Vigo on May 11, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester United 1-1 Celta Vigo (United win 2-1 on aggregate) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the second leg of the Europa League semi-final as Manchester United reach the final at the expense of Celta Vigo.
May 11, 19:00
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Preview: Manchester United vs. Celta Vigo
Sports Mole previews the second leg of the Europa League semi-final tie between Manchester United and Celta Vigo.
May 10, 11:33
Son Heung-min celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on May 8, 2016
Three Tottenham Hotspur players in running for April Premier League award
Tottenham Hotspur trio Son Heung-min, Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen are on the shortlist for April's Premier League Player of the Month award.
May 5, 12:57
Celta Vigo's forward Iago Aspas celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Celta Vigo vs Real CD Espanyol at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo on December 12, 2015.
Team News: Widescale changes for Celta Vigo, Manchester United ahead of first leg
Celta Vigo and Manchester United make eight and six changes respectively ahead of their Europa League semi-final first leg on Thursday.
May 4, 19:14
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Jose Mourinho praises attitude of Manchester United defender Eric Bailly
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that Eric Bailly has the "personality" to play through injury.
May 3, 18:26
Jose Mourinho applauds after the Premier League game between Manchester United and Bournemouth on March 4, 2017
Manchester United quartet train ahead of Celta Vigo clash
Four Manchester United players - including three defenders - all return to training ahead of the first leg of their Europa League semi-final with Celta Vigo.
May 3, 11:56
Luke Shaw is substituted in Manchester United's match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Jose Mourinho plays down defensive injury crisis
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he has other defensive options available after seeing Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly add to his injury concerns.
Apr 30, 20:16
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford on November 19, 2016
Result: Manchester United held at home by Swansea City
Manchester United miss the chance to move into third position in the Premier League table after being held to a 1-1 draw by Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Apr 30, 13:59
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League clash between top-four hopefuls Manchester United and relegation-threatened Swansea City at Old Trafford.
Apr 28, 17:19
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho rules Paul Pogba out of Swansea City clash
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho confirms that Paul Pogba will be unavailable for Sunday's Premier League match against Swansea City.
Apr 28, 13:56
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Result: Manchester derby at Etihad Stadium finishes goalless
Manchester City and 10-man Manchester United play out a goalless draw in Thursday night's Manchester derby in the Premier League.
Apr 27, 21:56
Benik Afobe and Phil Jones in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Bournemouth on March 4, 2017
Jose Mourinho unhappy with "cautious" Phil Jones, Chris Smalling
Jose Mourinho takes a thinly-veiled swipe at injured defenders Phil Jones and Chris Smalling, accusing them of not having the right "mentality".
Apr 27, 16:08
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Eric Bailly: 'Jose Mourinho key in Manchester United move'
Manchester United centre-back Eric Bailly claims that Jose Mourinho convinced him to move to Old Trafford in last summer's transfer window.
Apr 27, 14:09
Luke Shaw and Sergio Aguero in action in the match between Manchester United and Manchester City on October 26, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Thursday's Manchester derby between Manchester City and Manchester United in the Premier League.
Apr 26, 17:22
Daley Blind has a crouch during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Stoke City on October 2, 2016
Daley Blind "confident" playing at centre-back for Manchester derby
Daley Blind insists that he is ready to play at centre-back again for Manchester United in Thursday's derby against Manchester City.
Apr 25, 12:57
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on from the stands ahead of his side's Premier League clash with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jose Mourinho "very happy" as dominant Manchester United beat Burnley
A "very happy" Jose Mourinho praises all his Manchester United players for being "in control for 90 minutes" in their 2-0 win at Burnley.
Apr 23, 16:47
A frustrated Zlatan Ibrahimovic during the Europa League game between Manchester United and Anderlecht on April 20, 2017
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo ruled out for season
Manchester United duo Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo are ruled out for the rest of the season.
Apr 22, 17:10
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on the touchline ahead of the Premier League match against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Ander Herrera, Ashley Young to return for Manchester United against Burnley
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggests that Ander Herrera and Ashley Young will return to his side for Sunday's Premier League clash with Burnley.
Apr 21, 14:23
Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring against Sunderland on April 9, 2017
Result: Manchester United beat Sunderland to heap further misery on David Moyes
Manchester United move into fifth place in the Premier League table with a comfortable 3-0 win away at 10-man Sunderland.
Apr 9, 15:25
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a point to make during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Bournemouth on March 4, 2017
Result: Zlatan Ibrahimovic penalty saves Manchester United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores a 94th-minute penalty as Manchester United draw 1-1 with Everton in Tuesday night's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.
Apr 4, 22:00
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho watches on during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Jose Mourinho slams 'inconsistent' Manchester United attackers
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho questions the consistency of his attacking players after they were held to a 0-0 draw by West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford.
Apr 1, 19:34
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford in action during his side's FA Cup third round clash with Reading at Old Trafford on January 7, 2017
Team News: Marcus Rashford up front for Manchester United
Marcus Rashford starts up front for Manchester United as they welcome West Bromwich Albion to Old Trafford.
Apr 1, 14:02
Gary 'To me, to you' Neville appears ahead of the La Liga game between Valencia and Espanyol on February 13, 2016
Gary Neville: 'Manchester United need to strengthen all over field'
Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville believes that they need to strengthen in defence, midfield and attack if they are to challenge for top honours next year.
Mar 19, 20:48
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Rudy Gestede: 'Neither myself nor Eric Bailly bit opponent'
Rudy Gestede admits that there was no bite from either him or Eric Bailly when the two clashed in Middlesbrough's 3-1 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday.
Mar 19, 18:43
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Middlesbrough, Manchester United involved in tunnel bust-up?
A report claims that players from Middlesbrough and Manchester United had to be pulled apart after clashing in the tunnel following their Premier League meeting.
Mar 19, 14:59



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