Michu

Born: March 21, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Oviedo, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Midfielder
Michu in action for Napoli on October 5, 2014
Career History
Senior2008-2011Celta Vigo
2011-2012Rayo Vallecano
2012-2015Swansea City
→ 2014-2015Napoli (loan)
Sports Mole has 549 articles about Michu. Articles 1 to 40:
Swansea player Michu scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Swansea City and FC Kuban Krasnodar at Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2013
Michu retires from professional football
Former Swansea City attacker Michu retires from professional football at the age of 31 after a long injury battle.
Jul 17, 18:42
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Crystal Palace during their Premier League match on September 22, 2013
Michu to sign for Real Oviedo?
Former Swansea City striker Michu is reportedly closing in on a move to Spanish second-tier outfit Real Oviedo.
Aug 16, 14:06
Juventus' Spanish foward Fernando Llorente (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A football match between AC Milan and Juventus at San Siro stadium in Milan on March 2, 2014
Swansea City sign Sevilla striker Fernando Llorente for undisclosed fee
Swansea City confirm the signing of Sevilla and Spain striker Fernando Llorente, 31, for an undisclosed fee.
Aug 5, 20:00
Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City celebrates scoring his team's third goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Newcastle United at The King Power Stadium on May 2, 2015
Nathan Dyer keen to reunite with Leonardo Ulloa at Swansea City
Swansea City winger Nathan Dyer believes that former Leicester City teammate Leonardo Ulloa would be a good signing for his side.
Jul 28, 18:28
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Crystal Palace during their Premier League match on September 22, 2013
Aston Villa 'fail with Michu bid'
Aston Villa reportedly fail with a bid to sign former Swansea City striker Michu from the Spanish fourth tier.
Feb 1, 07:51
Swansea's Michu celebrates after grabbing a late equaliser against Liverpool on September 16, 2013
Michu pays tribute to Swansea City
Spanish forward Michu takes to Twitter to thank Swansea City "for everything" after his departure from the Welsh side was confirmed.
Nov 9, 15:21
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Malmo on August 1, 2013
Michu leaves Swansea by mutual consent
Premier League side Swansea City part company with Spanish attacker Michu, 29, by mutual consent.
Nov 9, 14:58
Swansea player Michu scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Swansea City and FC Kuban Krasnodar at Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2013
Report: Swansea City to terminate Michu contract after wages agreement
Reports claim that Swansea City will pay off forward Michu in order to allow the former Spain international to leave the club.
Nov 3, 19:48
Swansea player Michu scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Swansea City and FC Kuban Krasnodar at Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2013
Swansea City boss Garry Monk plays down Michu retirement talk
Swansea City boss Garry Monk plays down reports suggesting that Michu is planning to retire from football.
Sep 16, 10:54
Swansea's Michu celebrates after grabbing a late equaliser against Liverpool on September 16, 2013
On This Day: Michu scores equaliser as Swansea City draw with Liverpool
Sports Mole looks back at Liverpool's 2-2 draw with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on September 16, 2013.
Sep 16, 08:00
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Malmo on August 1, 2013
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins: 'Michu in never-ending career dilemma'
Michu faces a "never-ending" dilemma over the future of his career due to injury and fitness, according to Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins.
Sep 11, 19:15
Swansea player Michu scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Swansea City and FC Kuban Krasnodar at Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2013
Report: Swansea City's Michu considering quitting football
Swansea City outcast Michu is reportedly considering retiring from football.
Sep 3, 07:11
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Valencia during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Stoke City want Michu?
Stoke City are interested in signing Swansea City forward Michu, according to a report.
Sep 1, 17:16
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Malmo on August 1, 2013
Swansea City boss Gary Monk: 'Michu has no future here'
Swansea City boss Gary Monk reiterates that Michu has no future at the club.
Aug 28, 18:17
Michu in action for Napoli on October 5, 2014
Garry Monk: 'Michu no closer to exit'
Garry Monk reveals that Spanish forward Michu has still not agreed a move away from Swansea City.
Aug 21, 02:08
Headshot of Sam Matterface dated August 10, 2015
In Off The Post: Sam Matterface's say on the weekend's football action
Sports Mole columnist Sam Matterface looks back on the weekend's football action, with Chelsea, Portsmouth and Sepp Blatter on the agenda.
Aug 17, 14:30
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Crystal Palace during their Premier League match on September 22, 2013
Garry Monk: 'I'm surprised Michu has not left Swansea City'
Garry Monk admits that he is surprised that Michu is still a Swansea City player with just three weeks remaining of the summer transfer window.
Aug 12, 22:27
Michu in action for Napoli on October 5, 2014
Garry Monk: 'Swansea City working on Michu departure'
Swansea City manager Garry Monk admits that no further developments have been made regarding Michu's summer exit from the Liberty Stadium.
Aug 2, 11:18
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Valencia during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Michu targeted by Rayo Vallecano?
Rayo Vallecano are reportedly closing in on a move for Swansea City forward Michu, who is also a target for Granada.
Jul 23, 03:06
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Valencia during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Swansea City boss Garry Monk: 'Michu not in my plans'
Garry Monk admits that Spanish playmaker Michu has played his last game in a Swansea City shirt.
Jul 14, 16:43
Swansea player Michu scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Swansea City and FC Kuban Krasnodar at Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2013
Report: Michu asks Swansea City for free transfer
Michu, who scored 22 goals for Swansea City during the 2012-13 season, is reportedly speaking to officials at the club to see if he can be released from his contract.
Jul 13, 22:57
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Valencia during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Report: Michu in talks with Granada
Swansea City forward Michu is in advanced negotiations with Spanish outfit Granada, according to a report.
Jul 13, 17:30
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Valencia during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Garry Monk expects Michu exit
Swansea City manager Garry Monk admits that he is not expecting Michu to return to the club for the final year of his contract.
May 23, 14:25
Swansea player Michu scores the opening goal during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Swansea City and FC Kuban Krasnodar at Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2013
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins unsure on Michu future
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins admits that forgotten man Michu might not play for the club again.
May 20, 11:32
 Gonzalo Higuain of Napoli celebrates after scoring goal 3-1 during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 football match between SSC Napoli and FC Dinamo Moskva at the San Paolo Stadium on March 12, 2015
Preview: Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk vs. Napoli
Sports Mole looks ahead to the second leg of the Europa League semi-final between Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk and Napoli in Ukraine.
May 12, 15:55
Manchester United's English defender Rio Ferdinand celebrates scoring his team's second and winning goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on May 1
On this day: Rio Ferdinand scores Sir Alex Ferguson's last Old Trafford goal
Two years ago today, Rio Ferdinand's late goal secured a victory for Manchester United on what was Sir Alex Ferguson's last home game in charge of the club.
May 12, 08:00
Hector Bellerin of Arsenal and Jefferson Montero of Swansea City battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at Emirates Stadium on May 11, 2015
Live Commentary: Arsenal 0-1 Swansea City - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live text commentary of the Premier League match between Arsenal and Swansea City at the Emirates.
May 11, 19:00
Swansea's Michu celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Valencia during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Garry Monk to hold talks with Michu this summer
Swansea City boss says that he will meet with striker Michu to discuss his future this summer.
May 8, 20:51
Rafael Benitez head coach of Napoli during the UEFA Champions League qualifying play-off first leg match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Preview: Napoli vs. Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
Sports Mole looks ahead to the first leg of the Europa League semi-final between Napoli and Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk at the Stadio San Paolo.
May 5, 15:57
Napoli's French-Argentinian forward Gonzalo Higuain (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between SSC Napoli and UC Sampdoria on April 26, 2015
Preview: Napoli vs. AC Milan
Sports Mole looks ahead to this Sunday's Serie A match between Napoli and AC Milan.
May 1, 17:30
Napoli's French-Argentinian forward Gonzalo Higuain (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between SSC Napoli and UC Sampdoria on April 26, 2015
Preview: Empoli vs. Napoli
Sports Mole previews Thursday night's Serie A clash between Empoli and Napoli at the Stadio Carlo Castellani.
Apr 28, 11:16
Henrique of Napoli in action during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and SS Lazio at Stadio San Paolo on April 13, 2014
Team News: Henrique replaces suspended Christian Maggio for Sampdoria clash
Henrique replaces the suspended Christian Maggio for Napoli as they host Sampdoria in Serie A.
Apr 26, 19:11
Jose Maria Callejon of Napoli celebrates after scoring goal 1-0 during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg match between SSC Napoli and VfL Wolfsburg on April 23, 2015
Preview: Napoli vs. Sampdoria
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's Serie A match between Napoli and Sampdoria.
Apr 24, 18:02
Bafetibis Gomis of Swansea City celebrates scoring the winning goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Swansea City at Villa Park on March 21, 2015
Garry Monk: 'Bafetimbi Gomis can be a Swansea City great'
Swansea City manager Garry Monk believes that Bafetimbi Gomis can become one the club's greatest strikers.
Apr 23, 05:20
Napoli's Slovakian midfielder Marek Hamsik (R) celebrates after scoring his team's second goal with his team-mates during the UEFA Europa League first-leg quarter-final football match on April 16, 2015
Preview: Napoli vs. Wolfsburg
Sports Mole looks ahead to Napoli's Europa League clash with Wolfsburg as the Italians look to see out their 4-1 first-leg win and reach the semi-finals.
Apr 21, 18:04
Napoli's coach from Spain Rafael Benitez reacts during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Napoli on April 4, 2015
Preview: Wolfsburg vs. Napoli
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Europa League quarter-final first leg between Wolfsburg and Napoli in Germany.
Apr 14, 15:55
Santi Cazorla of Arsenal (L) celebrates with Olivier Giroud as he scores their first goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match against Man City on January 18, 2015
Santi Cazorla keen to rejoin Spanish club
Arsenal ace Santi Cazorla says that he wants to rejoin Real Oviedo before he retires from the game.
Apr 13, 17:01
Napoli's Italian forward Manolo Gabbiadini celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match SSC Napoli vs Udinese Calcio on February 8, 2015
Preview: Napoli vs. Fiorentina
Sports Mole looks ahead to this weekend's vital Serie A clash between Napoli and Fiorentina.
Apr 10, 17:59
Michu in action for Napoli on October 5, 2014
Swansea City boss Garry Monk open to Michu return
Swansea City boss Garry Monk refuses to rule out a return for Michu, who is currently on loan at Napoli.
Apr 9, 16:21
Francesco Totti of AS Roma looks during the pre-season friendly match between AS Roma and Bursaspor Kulubu on July 21, 2013
Preview: Roma vs. Napoli
Sports Mole looks ahead to the vital Serie A clash between Champions League hopefuls Roma and Napoli at the Stadio Olimpico.
Apr 2, 16:57



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