Nicolas Otamendi

Born: February 12, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Hometown: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality: Argentina Argentine

Position: Centre-back
Nicolas Otamendi of Manchester City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and West Ham United at Etihad Stadium on September 19, 2015
Career History
Senior2010-2014Porto
→ 2014Atletico Mineiro (loan)
2014-2015Valencia
2015-Manchester City
International2009-Argentina
Sports Mole has 305 articles about Nicolas Otamendi. Articles 1 to 40:
John Stones in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 5, 2017
Manchester City's John Stones: 'Rate me as a defender'
Manchester City's John Stones says that he wants to be regarded as a defender, rather than "a ball player".
11:55
Leroy Sane celebrates the fourth during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Team News: Leroy Sane in for Gabriel Jesus
Leroy Sane partners Sergio Aguero up front as Manchester City welcome Crystal Palace.
Sep 23, 14:06
Marco Silva takes on the linesman during the Premier League game between Watford and Manchester City on September 16, 2017
Marco Silva unhappy with refereeing display in Manchester City rout
Watford manager Marco Silva claims that some key decisions went against his side en route to their 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City.
Sep 16, 19:13
Pep Guardiola celebrates after the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola pleased with Manchester City goalfest
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praises his side's attacking prowess after they won their last three games by an aggregate 15-0 scoreline.
Sep 16, 17:57
Gabriel Jesus celebrates the third with Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling during the Premier League game between Watford and Manchester City on September 16, 2017
Result: Manchester City thrash Watford to go top of Premier League table
Manchester City go top of the Premier League table after clinching an emphatic 6-0 win over Watford in Saturday's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Sep 16, 16:57
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Team News: Raheem Sterling back for Manchester City
Raheem Sterling is back in the fold as Manchester City travel to Watford.
Sep 16, 14:05
Adlene Guedioura attempts to bully Kevin De Bruyne during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Live Commentary: Watford 0-6 Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's blow-by-blow account of Manchester City's emphatic 6-0 win over Watford in Saturday's Premier League clash at Vicarage Road.
Sep 16, 13:59
Ederson in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Ederson starts for Manchester City
Ederson is fit enough to start between the posts for Manchester City in their Champions League trip to Feyenoord.
Sep 13, 18:35
City skipper Vincent Kompany in action during the Premier League game between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City on August 12, 2017
Pep Guardiola 'considering Vincent Kompany future'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is reportedly considering Vincent Kompany's future after being left furious at the centre-back following his latest injury setback.
Sep 10, 22:06
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Philippe Coutinho out, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on bench for Liverpool
Philippe Coutinho misses out on Liverpool's trip to Manchester City, while new signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is named on the bench.
Sep 9, 11:32
Raheem Sterling nets a last-minute winner during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Manchester City on August 26, 2017
Result: Raheem Sterling nets late winner as Manchester City beat Bournemouth
Raheem Sterling scores in the seventh minute of added-on time as Manchester City register a 2-1 win over Bournemouth in their Premier League game at the Vitality Stadium.
Aug 26, 14:33
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker in action during the North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Team News: Kyle Walker, Danilo start for City
Kyle Walker and Danilo make their competitive debuts for Manchester City.
Aug 12, 16:34
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Result: Manchester City hammer Tottenham Hotspur in Nashville
Manchester City hammer Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 to keep their hopes of winning the International Champions Cup alive.
Jul 30, 01:04
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola: 'I want another defender'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says that he will attempt to sign another defender before this summer's transfer window closes.
Jul 29, 21:19
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Kevin De Bruyne: 'Manchester City heading in right direction'
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne believes that the team are heading in the right direction following their 4-1 pre-season win over Real Madrid.
Jul 28, 15:13
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling crosses the ball during his side's Champions League clash with Barcelona at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Result: Manchester City earn resounding victory over Real Madrid
Manchester City record an emphatic 4-1 victory over Real Madrid in Thursday morning's International Champions Cup clash in Los Angeles.
Jul 27, 09:25
Sergio Aguero celebrates netting the third during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Nicolas Otamendi: 'Sergio Aguero is happy at Manchester City'
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi insists that compatriot Sergio Aguero is "very happy" at the club despite speculation over his future.
Jul 26, 19:32
Gabriel Jesus in action for Manchester City on January 21, 2017
Gabriel Jesus: 'No surgery needed on fractured eye socket'
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus reveals that he will not require surgery on his fractured eye socket and expects to be back in action within three weeks.
Jun 15, 13:27
Gabriel Jesus of Brazil takes a pass during the FIFA Under-20 World Cup semi-final against Senegal on June 17, 2015
Gabriel Jesus: 'Nicolas Otamendi not to blame for eye injury'
Gabriel Jesus absolves Nicolas Otamendi of any blame for their collision in Brazil's 1-0 defeat to Argentina, and says that he is hopeful of making a swift injury return.
Jun 12, 22:22
Gabriel Jesus of Brazil takes a pass during the FIFA Under-20 World Cup semi-final against Senegal on June 17, 2015
Gabriel Jesus suffers broken eye socket on Brazil duty
Gabriel Jesus will play no part in Brazil's final game of the season against Australia on Tuesday after damaging his eye in the defeat to Argentina.
Jun 10, 21:33
Gabriel Mercado celebrates after scoring for Argentina on March 29, 2016
Result: Gabriel Mercado nets as Argentina beat Brazil in Melbourne
Sevilla defender Gabriel Mercado scores the only goal as Argentina record a 1-0 win over Brazil in Friday's showpiece international friendly in Melbourne.
Jun 9, 13:07
Lionel Messi during an Argentina training session on March 22, 2016
Team News: Lionel Messi starts for Argentina against Brazil
Lionel Messi is named in Argentina's starting lineup for their friendly international with Brazil in Melbourne.
Jun 9, 10:11
Pep Guardiola celebrates after the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Pep Guardiola: 'Champions League is in our hands'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes that his side are in control of the top-four race following their 5-0 win over Crystal Palace.
May 6, 15:13
Sam Allardyce watches on during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Leicester City on April 15, 2017
Sam Allardyce: 'Crystal Palace deserved Manchester City rout'
Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce admits that his side "deserved" their 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City.
May 6, 15:06
David Silva celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Result: Manchester City thrash Crystal Palace to move third
Manchester City thrash Crystal Palace 5-0 to climb up to third in the Premier League table.
May 6, 14:27
David Silva celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Crystal Palace on May 6, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace - as it happened
Relive Manchester City's 5-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace as Pep Guardiola's side climb up to third in the Premier League table.
May 6, 11:30
General view at the Riverside Stadium ahead of the Premier League clash between Middlesbrough and Chelsea on November 20, 2016
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Middlesbrough and Manchester City at the Riverside Stadium.
Apr 28, 15:54
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
Arsenal players celebrate Alexis Sanchez's goal against Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final on April 23, 2017
Result: Alexis Sanchez sends Arsenal into FA Cup final with extra-time winner
Alexis Sanchez scores a 101st-minute winner for Arsenal in their FA Cup semi-final meeting with Manchester City, setting up a showdown with Chelsea at Wembley next month.
Apr 23, 17:34
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
Manchester City 'quoted £50m for Leonardo Bonucci'
A report claims that Manchester City will have to pay £50m to bring Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci to the Etihad Stadium at the end of the season.
Apr 23, 12:42
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Team News: Pep Guardiola makes four changes to Manchester City XI
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola makes four changes to his side for the Premier League clash with Southampton.
Apr 15, 17:07
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Team News: Vincent Kompany, Fabian Delph start for Manchester City
Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph start for Manchester City's trip to Chelsea.
Apr 5, 19:04
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Result: Manchester City, Liverpool share points in pulsating contest at Etihad Stadium
Sergio Aguero cancels out James Milner's penalty to earn Manchester City a 1-1 draw with Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 19, 18:24
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure in action during his side's Premier League clash with Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Boxing Day
Team News: Nicolas Otamendi, Yaya Toure return to Manchester City XI
Nicolas Otamendi and Yaya Toure return to the Manchester City team for this afternoon's Premier League clash with Liverpool.
Mar 19, 15:34
James Milner tussles with Raheem Sterling during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on December 31, 2016
Preview: Manchester City vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Sunday's mouthwatering Premier League clash between top-four rivals Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 17, 23:36
Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring during the FA Cup quarter-final between Middlesbrough and Manchester City on March 11, 2017
Result: Manchester City coast into FA Cup semi-finals
Manchester City earn their place in the FA Cup semi-finals with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium.
Mar 11, 14:10
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne and Stoke City's Bruno Martins Indi on March 8, 2017
Result: Manchester City held to goalless draw by Stoke City
Manchester City are held to a goalless draw by Stoke City in their Premier League fixture at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 8, 21:54
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring in the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Team News: Raheem Sterling one of three Manchester City players to drop out
Pep Guardiola makes three changes to Manchester City's starting lineup, with Raheem Sterling dropping out of the squad entirely, while Stoke City bring in four new faces.
Mar 8, 19:03
Sunderland manager David Moyes takes to the touchline before the English Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at the Stadium of Light on September 12, 2016
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Manchester City
Sunderland name an unchanged starting XI ahead of Sunday's Premier League home fixture against Manchester City.
Mar 5, 15:10
Sergio Aguero celebrates with Leroy Sane after scoring a penalty during the FA Cup replay between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town on March 1, 2017
Result: Manchester City ease into FA Cup quarter-finals with win over Huddersfield Town
Manchester City move into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 5-1 victory over Huddersfield Town in their replay at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 1, 21:41



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1Manchester CityMan City65102121916
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd65101721516
3Chelsea6411125713
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs6321105511
5Liverpool63211211111
6Watford6321910-111
7Huddersfield TownHuddersfield62315329
8Burnley62316519
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle63036519
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Southampton622245-18
12Arsenal521278-17
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton621357-27
14Everton6213411-77
15Swansea CitySwansea612337-45
16Stoke CityStoke6123510-55
17Leicester CityLeicester6114912-34
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham6114613-74
19Bournemouth6105411-73
20Crystal Palace6006013-130
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