Max Gradel

Born: November 30, 1987 (age 27)

Height: 5'8.5" (175cm)

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

Position: Winger/Forward
Team: Saint-Etienne (no. 7)
Career History
Senior2011-Saint-Etienne
International2011-Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 76 articles about Max Gradel. Articles 1 to 40:
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 open to Saint-Etienne exit
Saint-Etienne winger Max Gradel says that he would be open to a move away from the Ligue 1 side.
09:49
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel shoots to score between Evian's Congolese defender Cedric Mongongu and Evian's Comorian defender Kassim Abdallah during the French L1 football match between Evian Thonon Gaillard (ETG) and Saint-Etienne (AS
Bournemouth 'mulling £5m Max Gradel bid'
Bournemouth want to spend no more than £5m in their pursuit of Saint-Etienne's Max Gradel, according to reports.
Jun 28, 20:46
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel shoots to score between Evian's Congolese defender Cedric Mongongu and Evian's Comorian defender Kassim Abdallah during the French L1 football match between Evian Thonon Gaillard (ETG) and Saint-Etienne (AS
Bournemouth 'move for ex-Leeds United winger Max Gradel'
Bournemouth make a £3.6m offer for Saint-Etienne winger Max Gradel, according to a report.
Jun 17, 20:09
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel shoots to score between Evian's Congolese defender Cedric Mongongu and Evian's Comorian defender Kassim Abdallah during the French L1 football match between Evian Thonon Gaillard (ETG) and Saint-Etienne (AS
Result: Max Gradel brace gives Saint-Etienne Ligue 1 victory over Guingamp
Max Gradel scores twice as Saint-Etienne defeat Guingamp 2-1 in Ligue 1.
May 23, 22:01
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel shoots to score between Evian's Congolese defender Cedric Mongongu and Evian's Comorian defender Kassim Abdallah during the French L1 football match between Evian Thonon Gaillard (ETG) and Saint-Etienne (AS
Result: Max Gradel brace sends Evian TG down
Max Gradel scores twice to keep Saint-Etienne in contention for a Champions League place while consigning Evian TG to relegation from Ligue 1.
May 16, 21:53
Saint-Etienne's French forward Melvut Erding (2nd R) and Saint-Etienne French defender Loic Perrin (R) celebrate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne and Nice on May 10, 2015
Result: Saint-Etienne hammer Nice to go fourth
Saint-Etienne move up to fourth in Ligue 1 with a 5-0 hammering of Nice.
May 10, 17:54
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
Result: Saint-Etienne up to third with Montpellier HSC win
Max Gradel's 12th goal of the campaign is enough to see Saint-Etienne move up to third in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win over Montpellier.
Apr 26, 14:59
Lyon's Cameroonian forward Clinton Njie (R) shoots and scores a goal during the French L1 football match between Lyon and Saint-Etienne on April 19, 2015
Result: Ten-man Lyon hold Saint-Etienne to move top
Ten-man Lyon earn a hard-fought 2-2 at home to Saint-Etienne to move top of Ligue 1.
Apr 19, 22:01
Laurent Blanc the PSG manager looks on during the UEFA Champions League quarter final, first leg match between Paris Saint Germain and Chelsea at Parc des Princes on April 2, 2014
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Saint-Etienne
Sports Mole previews the Coupe de France semi-final between PSG and Saint-Etienne as Laurent Blanc's side hope to keep their domestic quadruple hopes alive.
Apr 6, 23:56
Monaco's Bulgarian forward Dimitar Berbatov (R) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg football match against Arsenal  on February 25, 2015
Team News: Dimitar Berbatov back for AS Monaco's game with Saint-Etienne
Dimitar Berbatov and Danijel Subasic return as Monaco make five changes for their crucial Ligue 1 clash with Saint-Etienne, who are without in-form striker Max Gradel.
Apr 3, 19:18
Monaco's French forward Anthony Martial celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Bastia (SCB) on March 13, 2015
Preview: Monaco vs. Saint-Etienne
Sports Mole looks ahead to Friday's crucial Ligue 1 fixture between Monaco and Saint-Etienne.
Apr 1, 17:20
Saint-Etienne French midfielder Yohan Mollo celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Lorient (FCL) on March 8, 2015
Result: Metz remain rock bottom following Saint-Etienne reverse
Saint-Etienne move within a point of the top four after seeing off Ligue 1's bottom club Metz 3-2.
Mar 14, 17:53
Saint-Etienne French midfielder Yohan Mollo celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Lorient (FCL) on March 8, 2015
Result: Saint-Etienne edge past 10-man Lorient to return to winning ways
Goals from Yohan Mollo and Max Gradel in the final 15 minutes help guide Saint-Etienne to a 2-0 win over Ligue 1 strugglers Lorient.
Mar 8, 14:55
Toulouse's French Ivorian defender Jean Akpa-Akpro celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Toulouse vs Saint Etienne February 28, 2015
Result: Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro rescues Toulouse point against Saint-Etienne
Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro's 88th-minute equaliser salvages Toulouse a 1-1 draw with Saint Etienne, who are now winless in seven Ligue 1 games and 11 points off top.
Feb 28, 20:54
Saint-Etienne's Senegalese defender Mustapha Bayal Sall (R) vies with Marseille's French forward Andre-Pierre Gignac (L) during the French L1 football match on February 22, 2015
Result: Mevlut Erding dents Marseille's title hopes as Saint-Etienne come back to draw
A last-gasp equaliser from Mevlut Erding gives Saint-Etienne a 2-2 draw with travelling Marseille in Ligue 1, despite Michy Batshuayi's second-half brace.
Feb 22, 21:55
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel celebrates with his teammates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Evian (ETGFC) on December 21, 2014
Max Gradel: 'Growth in confidence has led to good form on the pitch'
Saint-Etienne winger Max Gradel reveals that his growing confidence has allowed him to enjoy this season more than others.
Feb 21, 19:51
Bordeaux's Swedish forward Isaac Kiese Thelinand Bordeaux's Gabonese midfielder Andre Biyogo Poko celebrate at the end of the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on February 15, 2015
Result: Diego Rolan wins it for Bordeaux against Saint-Etienne
Diego Rolan scores three minutes before the end of the first half as Bordeaux record a 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
Feb 15, 15:09
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (R) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match against Algeria on February 1, 2015
Result: Ivory Coast clinch AFCON title by defeating Ghana on penalties
Ivory Coast clinch the Africa Cup of Nations title for the first time since 1992 by defeating Ghana on 9-8 penalties as keeper Boubacar Barry scores the winning kick.
Feb 8, 22:01
Ivory Coast's forward Gervinho celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations semi-final football match between Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ivory Coast in Bata on February 4, 2015
Half-Time Report: Goalless in Africa Cup of Nations final between Ivory Coast, Ghana
Neither team can find a breakthrough in the first 45 minutes of the Africa Cup of Nations final between the Ivory Coast and Ghana.
Feb 8, 19:46
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (R) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations quarter final football match against Algeria on February 1, 2015
Result: Ivory Coast see off Algeria to reach Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals
Ivory Coast reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals after seeing off Algeria 3-1 in Sunday evening's quarter-final clash in Malabo.
Feb 1, 21:28
Ivory Coast's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D football match between Cameroon and Ivory Coast in Malabo on January 28, 2015
Result: Ivory Coast squeeze past Cameroon to top AFCON Group D
Max Gradel scores the only goal as Ivory Coast win Group D at the Africa Cup of Nations with a nervy 1-0 win over Cameroon, who are knocked out.
Jan 28, 19:57
Ivory Coast's players celebrate after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D football match between Cameroon and Ivory Coast in Malabo on January 28, 2015
Live Commentary: Cameroon 0-1 Ivory Coast - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Group D Africa Cup of Nations match between Cameroon and Ivory Coast.
Jan 28, 17:30
Sol Bamba of Palermo in action during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and US Citta di Palermo at Stadio San Paolo on September 24, 2014
Sol Bamba: 'Max Gradel told me to join Leeds United'
Leeds United's new centre-back Sol Bamba reveals that former White Max Gradel told him that he would "love" a move to Elland Road.
Jan 27, 14:44
Ivory Coast's midfielder Max-Alain Gradel is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the 2015 African Cup of Nations group D football match between Ivory Coast and Mali in Malabo on January 24, 2015
Result: Late Max Gradel goal saves Ivory Coast
A late goal from Max Gradel earns Ivory Coast a 1-1 draw against Mali at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Jan 24, 17:56
Ivory Coast's forward Wilfried Bony (2nd-L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Group C football match against Greece on June 24, 2014
Live Commentary: Ivory Coast 1-1 Mali - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of the Africa Cup of Nations match between Mali and Ivory Coast.
Jan 24, 15:30
Saint-Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel celebrates with his teammates after opening the scoring during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Evian (ETGFC) on December 21, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne power past Evian TG
Saint-Etienne move level with Lyon in the Ligue 1 table courtesy of a comfortable victory over Evian TG.
Dec 21, 17:52
Saint-Etienne's Dutch forward Ricky Van Wolfswinkel celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match against Bastia on December 6, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne move into third with 1-0 win over travellers Bastia
Saint-Etienne move into third spot in the Ligue 1 table as a goal from Ricky van Wolfswinkel gives them a slender 1-0 victory over travelling Bastia.
Dec 6, 20:55
Saint-Etienne's French midfielder Renaud Cohade is congratuled by teammate St Etienne's French defender Loïc Perrin after scoring during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Lyon (OL) on November 30, 2014
Result: Lyon shocked by clinical Saint-Etienne
Saint-Etienne cruise to a 3-0 victory to condemn Lyon to their first defeat since August.
Nov 30, 22:02
St Etienne's Ivorian forward Max Gradel celebrates after scoring a goal during the French first division L1 football match against Lille OSC on November 1, 2014
Result: Lille, Saint-Etienne play out dramatic draw
Lille and Saint-Etienne both miss chances to win the game from the penalty spot before settling for a 1-1 draw in Ligue 1.
Nov 1, 21:01
Lorient's French Togolese forward Gilles Sunu challenges Saint-Etienne's French forward Allan Saint-Maximin during the French L1 football match between Lorient and Saint-Etienne at the Moustoir stadium in Lorient, western France, on October 18, 2014
Result: Fabien Lemoine scores late winner to guide Saint-Etienne past Lorient
Fabien Lemoine's late goal in a 1-0 victory over Lorient sends Saint-Etienne to fourth in Ligue 1.
Oct 18, 21:59
Toulouse forward Wissam Ben Yedder celebrates after scoring a goal against Nice on October O5, 2013
Result: Wassim Ben Yedder strike seals Toulouse win
Wassim Ben Yedder scores in the first half to give Toulouse a 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1.
Oct 5, 14:59
Saint-Etienne's French midfielder Fabien Lemoine is congratulated by a teammate after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Lens and Saint-Etienne on September 21, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne see off Lens
Fabien Lemoine's late strike helps Saint-Etienne beat Lens in their Ligue 1 match.
Sep 21, 17:53
Rennes' French coach Philippe Montanier looks on prior to the French L1 football match Rennes vs Evian-Thonon Gaillard on August 16, 2014
Result: Missed penalty costs Saint-Etienne as Rennes earn a point
Saint-Etienne's 100% start to the Ligue 1 season ends as Rennes hang on for a point.
Aug 24, 17:52
St Etienne's Ivorian forward Max-Alain Gradel is congratulated by his teammates Josuha Guilavogui (L) after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Nice (OGC) on April 6, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne come from behind to beat Reims
Saint-Etienne continue their perfect start to the Ligue 1 season with a 3-1 win over Reims.
Aug 17, 18:00
Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast stands on the sidelines with head coach Sabri Lamouchi during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between the Ivory Coast and Japan at Arena Pernambuco on June 14, 2014
Preview: Greece vs. Ivory Coast
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's World Cup Group C clash between Greece and Ivory Coast.
Jun 22, 18:57
The Ivory Coast pose for a team photo prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between Colombia and Cote D'Ivoire at Estadio Nacional on June 19, 2014
Team News: Didier Drogba misses out for Ivory Coast
Striker Didier Drogba once again finds himself on the substitutes' bench for Ivory Coast for their Group C fixture with Colombia.
Jun 19, 16:19
Colombia's midfielder James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during a Group C football match between Colombia and Ivory Coast on June 19, 2014
Live Commentary: Colombia 2-1 Ivory Coast - as it happened
Live coverage of the Group C clash between Colombia and Ivory Coast at the World Cup in Brazil.
Jun 19, 16:00
St Etienne's French defender Loic Perrin celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match Saint-Etienne vs Ajaccio at the Geoffroy-Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, central France, on May 17, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne miss out on Champions League despite final-day win
Saint-Etienne miss out on a place in the Champions League despite beating Ajaccio on the final day of the Ligue 1 season.
May 17, 22:27
Saint-Etienne's French forward Mevlut Erding celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match AS Saint-Etienne (ASSE) vs Montpellier (MHSC) on May 4, 2014
Result: St Etienne still in Champions League hunt after Nantes win
Saint-Etienne stay in the hunt for the Champions League place after beating Nantes 3-1
May 10, 22:06
St Etienne's French midfielder Benjamin Corgnet (C) shoots and scores a goal during the French L1 football match between Evian (ETGFC) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on April 26, 2014
Result: Saint-Etienne win at Evian TG
Saint-Etienne beat Evian TG 2-1 in Ligue 1.
Apr 26, 20:58
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