Max Gradel

Born: November 30, 1987 (age 28)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

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

Position: Winger/Forward
Team: Saint-Etienne (no. 7)
Saint-Etienne's Max Gradel in action on December 23, 2012
Career History
Youth2005-2006Leicester City
Senior2006-2010Leicester City
→ 2007-2008Bournemouth (loan)
→ 2009-2010Leeds United (loan)
2010Leeds United
2011-Saint-Etienne
2015-Bournemouth
International2011-Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 138 articles about Max Gradel. Articles 1 to 40:
Ola Toivonen of Sunderland is tackled by Simon Francis of Bournemouth during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Preview: Sunderland vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Premier League relegation battle between Sunderland and Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light.
Jan 21, 17:45
Cameron Jerome celebrates scoring the opener for Norwich against Bournemouth on September 12, 2015
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Premier League clash at the Vitality Stadium between Bournemouth and fellow strugglers Norwich City.
Jan 14, 15:05
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe gives orders from the sidelines during the game with Arsenal on December 28, 2015
Preview: Bournemouth vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's Premier League game between Bournemouth and West Ham United at the Vitality Stadium.
Jan 11, 11:55
Steve Cook of Bournemouth fouls Jamie Vardy of Leicester City resulting in a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium on August 29, 2015
Preview: Leicester City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between Leicester City and Bournemouth as the Foxes attempt to take their 2015 form into the New Year.
Dec 31, 18:28
Bournemouth's English manager Eddie Howe celebrates winning after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge in London on December 5, 2015.
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Boxing Day meeting between two in-form sides as a resurgent Bournemouth host Crystal Palace at Dean Court.
Dec 24, 23:20
AFC Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings in action during the Pre season friendly match between Exeter City and AFC Bournemouth at St James Park on July 18, 2015
Tyrone Mings confident of Bournemouth survival
Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings believes that the club will survive in the Premier League this season, despite dropping into the relegation zone recently.
Nov 30, 11:38
Eddie Howe Manager of Bournemouth looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Newcastle United at Vitality Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Bournemouth, England.
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Everton
Sports Mole previews the weekend's Premier League action as struggling Bournemouth face visiting side Everton at Dean Court.
Nov 26, 18:05
Gylfi Sigurdsson of Swansea City and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Swansea City at Carrow Road on November 7, 2015 in Norwich, England.
Preview: Swansea City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Swansea City and Bournemouth at the Liberty Stadium.
Nov 19, 22:34
 A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Goldsands Stadium on December 13, 2014
Jeff Mostyn: 'No big spending at Bournemouth'
Bournemouth chairman Jeff Mostyn says that the club will not be going on a spending spree in the January transfer window, despite recently attracting new US investment.
Nov 18, 12:57
Chancel Mbemba of Newcastle United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St James Park on August 9, 2015
Newcastle United's Chancel Mbemba eyeing victory over injury-plagued Bournemouth
Newcastle United defender Chancel Mbemba insists that his team have to take advantage of injury-plagued Bournemouth in their Premier League clash at Dean Court.
Nov 6, 19:39
Jamie Redknapp at the HMV Football Extravaganza in London on February 3, 2009
Jamie Redknapp: 'Bournemouth can stay up'
Jamie Redknapp says that Bournemouth have enough quality to survive in the Premier League, following their 2-0 defeat to Southampton.
Nov 1, 19:43
Harry Arter of Bournemouth in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and AFC Bournemouth at Cardiff City Stadium on March 17, 2015
Jamie Carragher hails Harry Arter return
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher hails the return of Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter.
Oct 31, 14:17
Liverpool's German manager Jurgen Klopp smiles during warm up prior to a UEFA Europa League group B football match between Liverpool FC and FC Rubin Kazan at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England, on October 22, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's fourth-round Capital One Cup tie between Liverpool and Bournemouth at Anfield.
Oct 27, 13:45
Mauricio Pochettino Manager of Tottenham Hotspur gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both teams ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 23, 17:10
Glenn Murray of Bournemouth celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Watford at Vitality Stadium on October 3, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Glenn Murray: 'Pitches to blame for knee injuries'
Bournemouth striker Glenn Murray believes that "new style pitches" are to blame for a spate of ACL injuries in the Premier League.
Oct 16, 12:40
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe looks on during a Pre Season Friendly between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Vitality Stadium on July 31, 2015
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe satisfied with squad's 'mentality'
Eddie Howe tells Sports Mole that he is satisfied with his team's mentality following a mixed start to the Premier League season.
Oct 16, 06:00
Manchester City's Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne celebrates after scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Newcastle United at The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on Octobe
Preview: Manchester City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between league leaders Manchester City and Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium.
Oct 15, 16:59
Tommy Elphick of Bournemouth controls the ball during the friendly match between 1899 Hoffenheim and AFC Bournemouth at Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena on August 1, 2015 in Sinsheim, Germany.
Bournemouth captain Tommy Elphick out for 10 weeks with ankle injury
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe reveals that captain Tommy Elphick is likely to be out of action for 10 weeks with an ankle injury.
Oct 14, 17:12
Tommy Elphick of Bournemouth controls the ball during the friendly match between 1899 Hoffenheim and AFC Bournemouth at Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena on August 1, 2015 in Sinsheim, Germany.
Bournemouth's Tommy Elphick could miss extended period of season with ankle injury
Bournemouth captain Tommy Elphick could be ruled out for an extended period of the season after suffering an ankle injury.
Oct 3, 09:20
Eddie Howe Manager of Bournemouth looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Sunderland at Vitality Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Watford
Sports Mole previews the looming Premier League action between Bournemouth and Watford at Dean Court.
Oct 1, 17:57
Simon Francis of Bournemouth celebrates their victory to the fans at the final whistle during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Bournemouth at Ewood Park on March 12, 2014
Simon Francis: 'We can't worry about injuries'
Bournemouth defender Simon Francis says that the team have to focus on their games in hand rather than worrying about losing key players to injury.
Sep 30, 17:22
 AFC Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson in action during the Pre season friendly match between Exeter City and AFC Bournemouth at St James Park on July 18, 2015
Callum Wilson out for six months with ruptured ACL
Bournemouth announce that Callum Wilson will be out for six months with a ruptured ACL.
Sep 29, 10:49
Callum Wilson of Bournemouth lies on the ground after his injury during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and A.F.C. Bournemouth at Britannia Stadium on September 26, 2015
Eddie Howe says Callum Wilson injury 'looks serious'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits that Callum Wilson's injury looks serious after the striker was taken from the pitch on a stretcher during the 2-1 defeat to Stoke.
Sep 26, 17:46
Leeds manager Uwe Rosler during the game with Reading on August 16, 2015
Preview: MK Dons vs. Leeds United
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the form of both teams ahead of the Championship meeting between MK Dons and Leeds United.
Sep 17, 18:58
Callum Wilson of Bournemouth celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium on August 29, 2015
Preview: Bournemouth vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the Premier League meeting between Bournemouth and Sunderland.
Sep 17, 18:00
Matt Jarvis in action for West Ham on November 22, 2014
Team News: Matt Jarvis one of two Norwich City changes
Matt Jarvis makes his debut for Norwich City after joining the club on loan from West Ham United on transfer deadline day.
Sep 12, 14:11
Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on April 6, 2015
Glenn Murray hopes he can "help" keep Bournemouth in Premier League
Glenn Murray tells Sports Mole that he is determined to help keep Bournemouth in the Premier League following his deadline-day arrival.
Sep 10, 22:30
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe looks on during a Pre Season Friendly between AFC Bournemouth and Cardiff City at Vitality Stadium on July 31, 2015
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe "delighted" with transfers before Max Gradel blow
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe tells Sports Mole that he was satisfied with the club's transfer business up until injuries to Max Gradel and Tyrone Mings.
Sep 10, 22:30
 AFC Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson in action during the Pre season friendly match between Exeter City and AFC Bournemouth at St James Park on July 18, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Premier League clash between Norwich City and Bournemouth at Carrow Road.
Sep 10, 19:41
Eddie Howe Manager of Bournemouth gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and A.F.C. Bournemouth at the Boleyn Ground on August 22, 2015
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe "really disappointed" for Tyrone Mings, Max Gradel
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe admits that he is "really disappointed" for Tyrone Mings and Max Gradel after the pair are sidelined with serious injuries.
Sep 4, 13:17
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel celebrates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Lille (LOSC) on March 22, 2015
Max Gradel ruled out for six months
Bournemouth winger Max Gradel is ruled out for six months with a ruptured cruciate ligament.
Sep 2, 11:23
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel celebrates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Lille (LOSC) on March 22, 2015
Max Gradel suffers torn cruciate ligament?
Bournemouth are reportedly dealt a major blow by the news that winger Max Gradel suffered a torn cruciate ligament injury against Leicester City last weekend.
Sep 1, 16:11
Will Buckley for Sunderland on October 25, 2014
Bournemouth weigh up Will Buckley move?
Bournemouth are mulling over a deadline-day swoop to sign Sunderland winger Will Buckley, according to a report.
Sep 1, 12:00
Glenn Murray of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park on April 6, 2015
Report: Bournemouth agree £5m fee with Crystal Palace for Glenn Murray
Premier League debutants Bournemouth reportedly agree a £5m fee with Crystal Palace for veteran striker Glenn Murray.
Aug 31, 22:16
Callum Wilson of Bournemouth celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium on August 29, 2015
Match Analysis: Bournemouth 1-1 Leicester City
Sports Mole analyses Bournemouth's 1-1 draw with Leicester City.
Aug 29, 18:04
Eddie Howe Manager of Bournemouth gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and A.F.C. Bournemouth at the Boleyn Ground on August 22, 2015
Eddie Howe: 'Leicester City draw a good result for Bournemouth'
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe believes his side's 1-1 draw against Leicester City this afternoon was a good result, after a second half that was disrupted by injuries.
Aug 29, 17:43
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mate Shinji Okazaki during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium on August 29, 2015
Result: Late Jamie Vardy penalty earns point for Leicester City at Bournemouth
A late Jamie Vardy penalty cancels out Callum Wilson's first-half overhead kick as Bournemouth and Leicester City play out a 1-1 draw this afternoon.
Aug 29, 17:11
Callum Wilson of Bournemouth celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between A.F.C. Bournemouth and Leicester City at Vitality Stadium on August 29, 2015
Half-Time Report: Callum Wilson overhead kick gives Bournemouth lead over Leicester City
A Callum Wilson over-head kick gives Bournemouth a 1-0 half-time lead over Leicester City this afternoon.
Aug 29, 15:53
Lee Tomlin of Middlesbrough celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship Playoff semi final second leg match between Middlesbrough and Brentford at the Riverside Stadium on May 15, 2015
Team News: Lee Tomlin makes first league start for Bournemouth
Lee Tomlin is set to make his first Premier League start for Bournemouth against Leicester City, while N'Golo Kante is preferred to Gokhan Inler for the Foxes.
Aug 29, 14:26
Callum Wilson of Bournemouth scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and A.F.C. Bournemouth at the Boleyn Ground on August 22, 2015
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole selects 11 of the most impressive players from the third batch of 2015-16 Premier League encounters.
Aug 25, 10:06
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Paris Saint-GermainPSG25223063125169
2AS MonacoMonaco2512943628845
3Nice2511683829939
4Saint-EtienneSt Etienne25123103028239
5Angers2510782523237
6Lyon2510693427736
7NantesNantes259972423136
8Caen25113112631-536
9Rennes2581163331235
10Marseille2581073526934
11Bordeaux258983237-533
12Lorient2571083436-231
13GuingampGuingamp2587102630-431
14Bastia2594122429-531
15Lille2561272020030
16Reims2578102733-629
17Gazelec AjaccioGFC Ajaccio2569102534-927
18Montpellier HSCMontpellier2575132831-326
19Toulouse2549122542-1721
20Troyes2518161651-3511