Christian Atsu

Born: January 10, 1992 (age 26)

Height: 5'7.5" (172cm)

Hometown: Ada Foah, Ghana
Nationality: Ghana flag Ghanaian

Position: Midfielder
Team: Newcastle United (no. 7)
Christian Atsu in action for Newcastle United during their Premier League clash with Liverpool
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Career History
Youth2009-2011Porto
Senior2011-2013Porto
→ 2011-2012Rio Ave (loan)
2013-2017Chelsea
→ 2013-2014Vitesse (loan)
→ 2014-2015Everton (loan)
→ 2015-2016Bournemouth (loan)
→ 2016Malaga (loan)
→ 2016-2017Newcastle United (loan)
2017-Newcastle United
International2012-Ghana
Sports Mole has 189 articles about Christian Atsu. Articles 1 to 40:
Jonjo Shelvey for Newcastle United during the Premier League match with Everton at Goodison Park on February 3, 2016
Team News: Jonjo Shelvey returns as Newcastle United face Southampton
Jonjo Shelvey returns to the Newcastle United starting XI for Saturday's Premier League clash with Southampton.
Mar 10, 14:10
Christian Atsu in action for Newcastle United during their Premier League clash with Liverpool
Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu focused on Southampton clash
Winger Christian Atsu says that Newcastle United must quickly turn their attention to trying to defeat Southampton in Saturday's Premier league clash at St James' Park.
Mar 5, 13:46
Dejan Lovren in action during the EFL Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Southampton on January 25, 2017
Team News: Liverpool make two changes against Newcastle United
Liverpool recall Dejan Lovren and Jordan Henderson for their Premier League clash with Newcastle United.
Mar 3, 16:34
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Crystal Palace, Newcastle United play out entertaining draw at Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace and Newcastle United play out an entertaining 1-1 draw in Sunday's Premier League clash at Selhurst Park.
Feb 4, 16:11
Rafael Benitez watches on during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Team News: Newcastle United missing Islam Slimani in trip to Crystal Palace
New loan signing Islam Slimani fails to make Newcastle United's squad for Sunday's Premier League match at Crystal Palace due to a thigh complaint.
Feb 4, 13:18
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 3-0 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Chelsea ease past Newcastle United in Sunday's FA Cup fixture at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 28, 12:30
Chelsea's Kenedy during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Newcastle United confirm loan signing of Chelsea defender Kenedy
Newcastle United announce that they have completed the loan signing of Kenedy from Chelsea.
Jan 23, 18:16
Sergio Aguero scores during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Newcastle United on January 20, 2018
Result: Sergio Aguero hat-trick for Manchester City downs Newcastle United
Sergio Aguero scores a hat-trick in a 3-1 win as Manchester City eventually get the better of Newcastle United in a one-sided encounter at the Etihad Stadium.
Jan 20, 19:24
Christian Atsu in action for Newcastle United during their Premier League clash with Liverpool
West Ham United keen on Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu?
West Ham United are reportedly considering a bid for Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu, as Hammers boss David Moyes looks to add to his squad.
Jan 16, 13:15
Joselu celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Swansea City on January 13, 2018
Result: Newcastle United held at home by Swansea City
Rock-bottom Swansea City hold Newcastle United to a 1-1 draw at St James' Park, which extends the Magpies' winless home Premier League run to seven matches.
Jan 13, 16:58
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Bournemouth on October 21, 2017
Result: Ayoze Perez heaps more pressure on Mark Hughes with only goal of game
Ayoze Perez's second-half strike inflicts more misery on Stoke City boss Mark Hughes, as Newcastle United earn a 1-0 win at the bet365 Stadium.
Jan 1, 16:54
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Team News: Seven changes for Newcastle United against Brighton & Hove Albion
Rafael Benitez makes seven changes as Newcastle United host Brighton & Hove Albion this afternoon.
Dec 30, 14:07
Rafael Benitez gives instructions during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Rafael Benitez pleased with Newcastle United display against Manchester City
Rafael Benitez is happy with Newcastle United's performance in their 1-0 defeat to Premier League runaway leaders Manchester City on Wednesday night.
Dec 27, 22:40
Kyle Walker congratulates Raheem Sterling for making it 2-0 during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Bournemouth on December 23, 2017
Result: Raheem Sterling strike sends Manchester City 15 points clear
Raheem Sterling scores the only goal of the game as Manchester City overcome Newcastle United 1-0 at St James' Park to move 15 points clear at the top of the table.
Dec 27, 21:37
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Team News: David Silva not involved as Manchester City face Newcastle United
David Silva is not in the Manchester City squad for their Premier League game away at Newcastle United on Wednesday night.
Dec 27, 18:48
Rafael Benitez squats and barks during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez: "We deserved to win"
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez believes that victory against West Ham United was deserved due to his side's hard-working display.
Dec 23, 19:47
Rob Elliot saves Andre Ayew's penalty during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United on December 23, 2017
Result: Newcastle United end nine-game winless run in goal-fest against West Ham United
Newcastle United come out on top in a 3-2 thriller against West Ham United to end a nine-game winless run.
Dec 23, 16:53
West Ham United's Michail Antonio heads wide during the Premier League match against Newcastle United on December 23, 2017
Live Commentary: West Ham United 2-3 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Newcastle United's 3-2 win over West Ham United with Sports Mole's live text commentary.
Dec 23, 14:00
Close-up shot of Mesut Ozil celebrating his opener during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Newcastle United on December 16, 2017
Result: Arsenal into fourth with win over Newcastle United
Arsenal move into fourth place in the Premier League table as a first-half goal from Mesut Ozil gives the Gunners a 1-0 win over Newcastle United.
Dec 16, 16:55
Christian Atsu in action for Newcastle United during their Premier League clash with Liverpool
Team News: Jamaal Lascelles, Christian Atsu on Newcastle United bench for Leicester City clash
Jamaal Lascelles and Christian Atsu make the Newcastle United bench for their Premier League meeting with Leicester City.
Dec 9, 16:33
A general view of a corner flag ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Nov 30, 17:52
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during the EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley on February 26, 2017
Team News: Paul Pogba starts, Zlatan Ibrahimovic on bench
Paul Pogba starts and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the Manchester United bench against Newcastle United.
Nov 18, 16:32
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Rafael Benitez: 'Focus on Manchester United not Jose Mourinho'
Rafael Benitez says that he is "more concerned" about stopping the likes of Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford than focusing on previous hostilities with Jose Mourinho.
Nov 17, 16:46
Jose Mourinho realises how many points adrift his side are during the Premier League game between Huddersfield Town and Manchester United on October 21, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole provides predicted XIs, team news and a full match preview as Jose Mourinho and Rafael Benitez renew their rivalry when Manchester United host Newcastle.
Nov 16, 08:52
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 0-1 Bournemouth - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's blow-by-blow account of Bournemouth's late 1-0 win over Newcastle United in Saturday's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
Nov 4, 14:00
Sean Dyche shouts orders during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Result: Burnley back to winning ways with slender win over Newcastle United
Burnley seal a slender 1-0 victory over Newcastle United to move up to seventh in the Premier League, while the Magpies sit ninth.
Oct 30, 21:52
Ashley Barnes and Ragnar Klavan in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Ashley Barnes starts up top for Burnley
Burnley coach Sean Dyche opts for a sole striker in the shape of Ashley Barnes as the Clarets welcome the visit of Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Oct 30, 19:04
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Mikel Merino snatches Newcastle United late win over Crystal Palace
Mikel Merino scores his first Premier League goal for Newcastle United to snatch them a late 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at St James' Park.
Oct 21, 16:57
Manolo Gabbiadini in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and West Ham United on February 4, 2017
Result: Manolo Gabbiadini nets double to help Southampton to draw with Newcastle United
Southampton twice come from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Newcastle United in a thrilling Premier League encounter at St Mary's.
Oct 15, 17:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Newcastle United clinch third consecutive win by overcoming Stoke City
Newcastle United clinch a third consecutive win after beating Stoke City 2-1 in Saturday's Premier League encounter at St James' Park.
Sep 16, 17:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Geoff Cameron out for Stoke City against Newcastle United
Geoff Cameron and Ryan Shawcross miss out in Stoke City's trip to Newcastle United this afternoon.
Sep 16, 14:06
Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches warms up
Team News: Renato Sanches makes Swansea City debut
Renato Sanches makes his debut for Swansea City as they welcome Newcastle United.
Sep 10, 15:02
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Newcastle United off the mark with victory over West Ham United
Newcastle United beat West Ham United 3-0 at St James' Park to earn their first points of the 2017-18 Premier League season.
Aug 26, 16:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Joselu starts for Newcastle United
Joselu starts up front as Newcastle United welcome West Ham United.
Aug 26, 14:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 3-0 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Newcastle United's 3-0 win over West Ham United, as the Magpies got off the mark at the third time of asking.
Aug 26, 14:00
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Joey Barton: 'Rafael Benitez should stop moaning about lack of funds'
Joey Barton believes that Rafael Benitez should stop "moaning" about the lack of funds available at Newcastle United and get on with his job of coaching the team.
Aug 21, 12:19
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rafael Benitez unsure if Newcastle United are ready for Premier League
Rafael Benitez admits that he is unsure whether Newcastle United are ready for the Premier League after a poor start to the season.
Aug 21, 09:44
Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner is unimpressed on October 16, 2016
Live Commentary: Huddersfield Town 1-0 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Huddersfield Town's 1-0 victory over Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Aug 20, 12:30
Dele Alli applauds during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur on August 13, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur punish 10-man Newcastle with victory at St James' Park
Tottenham Hotspur exploit a Jonjo Shelvey red card in order to beat Newcastle United 2-0 at St James' Park in the club's first game of the new Premier League season.
Aug 13, 15:24
Moussa Sissoko in action for Tottenham Hotspur on September 17, 2016
Team News: Moussa Sissoko handed Tottenham Hotspur start
French midfielder Moussa Sissoko starts for Tottenham Hotspur against his former club Newcastle United in Sunday's Premier League clash.
Aug 13, 12:33

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