Demba Ba

Born: May 25, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 6'2" (189cm)

Hometown: Sevres, France
Nationality: Senegal flag Senegalese

Position: Striker
Team: Besiktas (no. 9)
New Chelsea striker Demba Ba celebrates his second debut goal at Southampton on January 5, 2013
Career History
Senior2011West Ham United
2011-2013Newcastle United
2013-2014Chelsea
2014-Besiktas
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Real Madrid's Portuguese defender Pepe celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs Valencia CF at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on May 9, 2015
Former Real Madrid defender Pepe joins Besiktas on free transfer
Pepe chooses Besiktas over Paris Saint-Germain by penning a three-year deal with the Turkish giants, a month after confirming his departure from Real Madrid.
Jul 4, 22:26
Chelsea's Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League match against Watford on May 15, 2017
Eden Hazard one of several players investing in San Diego-based NASL team
Chelsea and Belgium star Eden Hazard is part of the ownership group behind a new North American Soccer League team based in San Diego, California.
Jun 27, 16:53
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Besiktas re-sign West Ham United target Demba Ba
Besiktas confirm that they have re-signed striker Demba Ba on loan from Shanghai Shenhua, despite reported interest from West Ham United.
Jan 31, 13:15
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli in action during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Chinese Super League 'to offer £800k a week'
The Chinese Super League are reportedly prepared to offer record wages of £800,000 a week in order to land "an England player in his prime".
Jan 7, 13:52
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Surgeon confident Demba Ba will play football again after breaking leg
French surgeon Olivier Bringer is confident that Shanghai Shenhua striker Demba Ba will play again despite suffering a broken leg.
Jul 22, 09:50
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Demba Ba vows to play on despite suffering broken leg
Shanghai Shenhua striker Demba Ba refuses to retire from football despite suffering a horrific leg break during a derby match with Shanghai SIPG.
Jul 19, 23:03
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Demba Ba suffers potentially career-ending broken leg
Former West Ham, Newcastle and Chelsea striker Demba Ba suffers a potentially career-ending broken leg while playing in the Chinese Super League.
Jul 17, 17:50
Mile Jedinak of Crystal Palace in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on August 22, 2015
Mile Jedinak next for China move?
Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak is reportedly a target for clubs in the Chinese Super League.
Feb 9, 19:31
Oscar and Claudio Yacob in action during the game between Chelsea and West Brom on January 13, 2016
Chelsea deny £75m Chinese bid for Oscar
Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink denies reports that a Chinese club have bid £75m for Oscar.
Feb 6, 13:14
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz gestures towards Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the International Champions Cup match between the title winners from France and England, Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea.
Jul 23, 20:24
Milan's Robinho celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Cagliari on September 1, 2013
Robinho signs six-month Guangzhou Evergrande contract
Ex-Manchester City ace Robinho links up with former Brazil boss Luis Felipe Scolari at Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on a six-month deal.
Jul 16, 11:17
Ron Vlaar of Aston Villa look dejected as Charlie Austin of QPR (9) celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Five possible destinations for Charlie Austin
Sports Mole looks at some of the potential destinations for Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin during this summer's transfer window.
Jul 5, 12:01
Eidur Gudjohnsen of Bolton Wanderers scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the FA Cup Fourth round replay between Bolton Wanderers and Liverpool at Macron Stadium on February 4, 2015
Eidur Gudjohnsen signs for Chinese club Shijiazhuang Ever Bright
Former Chelsea striker Eidur Gudjohnsen signs for Chinese side Shijiazhuang Ever Bright after his Bolton Wanderers contract expired.
Jul 3, 12:27
Ron Vlaar of Aston Villa look dejected as Charlie Austin of QPR (9) celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Report: West Bromwich Albion make Charlie Austin enquiry
West Bromwich Albion reportedly make an approach to Queens Park Rangers for striker Charlie Austin.
Jun 30, 10:34
Swansea's Angel Rangel and Chelsea's Demba Ba in actionduring the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Report: Demba Ba chooses Shanghai Shenhua over West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion were reportedly rejected by striker Demba Ba, who elected to sign for Shanghai Shenhua.
Jun 29, 02:45
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Shanghai Shenhua sign Demba Ba
Former Newcastle United and Chelsea striker Demba Ba joins Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua from Besiktas.
Jun 28, 12:12
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
West Bromwich Albion 'discuss possible move for Demba Ba'
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis reportedly tries to persuade chairman Jeremy Peace to let him make a move for Besiktas striker Demba Ba.
Jun 27, 19:25
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
West Bromwich Albion to make lucrative offer to Demba Ba?
West Bromwich Albion are interested in signing Besiktas striker Demba Ba, according to a report.
Jun 24, 08:56
Steven Gerrard of Liverpool reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on May 24, 2015
Steven Gerrard: 'Chelsea stumble will always haunt me'
Former Liverpool star Steven Gerrard admits that his infamous stumble against Chelsea will always haunt him.
Jun 24, 01:14
Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Report: Besiktas express interest in Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli
Besiktas express an interest in signing Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli once the sale of Demba Ba to West Bromwich Albion goes through, according to reports.
Jun 20, 16:23
Jay Jay Okocha during the Barclays Premiership match between Bolton Wanderers and Newcastle United at the Reebok stadium on October 31, 2004
On this day: Jay Jay Okocha moves to Bolton Wanderers
Thirteen years ago today, Nigerian playmaker Jay Jay Okocha moved to Bolton Wanderers on a free transfer.
Jun 18, 08:00
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Report: West Bromwich Albion target Demba Ba, Matt Phillips
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis is keen to sign Besiktas striker Demba Ba and Queens Park Rangers winger Matt Phillips, according to reports.
Jun 18, 02:36
Besiktas' Croatian head coach Slaven Bilic waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19,2014
Demba Ba: 'Slaven Bilic is good choice for West Ham United'
Besiktas striker Demba Ba tips Slaven Bilic to succeed Sam Allardyce as West Ham United boss.
May 27, 11:58
Steven Gerrard applauds the supporters as he leaves the field during the 1-1 draw between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on May 10, 2015
Steven Gerrard plays down standing ovation
Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard plays down receiving a standing ovation from the Chelsea fans during his side's 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.
May 10, 18:46
Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal from the penalty spotduring the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, second leg match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge on March 11, 2015
Eden Hazard selects Didier Drogba, Gervinho, Demba Ba in 'fantasy dream team'
Eden Hazard selects Juan Mata, Demba Ba, Gervinho, Didier Drogba and Thibaut Courtois as part of his fantasy five-a-side team.
Apr 2, 06:55
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Demba Ba: 'Besiktas supporters to blame for Europa League exit'
Besiktas striker Demba Ba believes that fans of the Turkish side "should have supported us better" during last night's 3-1 home reverse against Club Brugge.
Mar 20, 06:14
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Demba Ba keen to make return to international action
Besiktas striker Demba Ba says that he 'loves serving his country' and would be open to making a return to international action with Senegal in the near future.
Mar 15, 13:02
Tom De Sutter #9 of Club Brugge celebrates scoring his teams first goal of the game with team mates during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st leg match between Club Brugge KV and Besiktas JK held at the Jan Breydel Stadium on March 12, 2015
Result: Tom de Sutter, Lior Refaelov score to give Club Brugge victory over Besiktas
Club Brugge come from behind to defeat Besiktas 2-1 in the Europa League round of 16.
Mar 12, 19:53
An assortment of Chelsea players celebrate Branislav Ivanovic's opener against PSG on February 17, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Sports Mole looks ahead to the second leg of Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League last-16 clash
Mar 9, 15:30
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren reacts after missing the last penalty while Besiktas' players celebrate during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second-leg football match Besiktas  on February 26, 2015
Result: Liverpool eliminated by Besiktas on penalties
Liverpool are knocked out of the Europa League by Besiktas following a 5-4 penalty shootout defeat in the second leg of their last-32 encounter at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium.
Feb 26, 20:44
Atiba Hutchinson of Besiktas passes the ball as Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool closes in during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match on February 19, 2015
Half-Time Report: Liverpool, Besiktas goalless at the break
Liverpool and Besiktas play out a goalless first half in the second leg of their last-32 Europa League tie at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium
Feb 26, 18:46
Daniel Sturridge of Liverpool takes on Necip Uysal of Besiktas during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second leg match on February 26, 2015
Live Commentary: Besiktas (1)1-0(1) Liverpool (Besiktas win 5-4 on penalties) - as it happened
Relive Besiktas's penalty shootout victory over Liverpool as the Turkish outfit send the Reds crashing out of the Europa League at the Ataturk Stadium.
Feb 26, 17:30
Mario Balotelli of Liverpool scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match against Besiktas on February 19, 2015
Team News: Liverpool's Mario Balotelli, Daniel Sturridge to start in Besiktas clash
Mario Balotelli and Daniel Sturridge start for Liverpool in tonight's Europa League last-32 second leg against Besiktas in Turkey.
Feb 26, 16:53
Mario Balotelli of Liverpool scores the opening goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match against Besiktas on February 19, 2015
Result: Late Mario Balotelli penalty downs stubborn Besiktas
Liverpool beat Besiktas 1-0 in their first-leg round-of-32 Europa League tie thanks to a late Mario Balotelli penalty.
Feb 19, 21:56
Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring an equalising goal during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park in south London on February 14, 2015
Half-Time Report: Stubborn Besiktas holding Liverpool
Besiktas earn a 0-0 half-time draw with Liverpool in the first leg of their last-32 Europa League clash at Anfield.
Feb 19, 20:54
Raheem Sterling of Liverpool celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Ham United at Anfield on January 31, 2015
Team News: Raheem Sterling starts on the bench for Besiktas visit
Raheem Sterling starts Liverpool's clash with Besitkas on the bench following a two-game absence through injury.
Feb 19, 19:14
Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on August 17, 2014
Daniel Sturridge plays down Demba Ba threat
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says that the team aren't focusing too much on Demba Ba ahead of Besiktas's visit to Anfield in the Europa League.
Feb 18, 22:17
A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers not worried about Demba Ba in Besiktas clash
Brendan Rodgers says that he is unfazed about his team facing Besiktas's Demba Ba on Thursday following the striker's title-ending goal for Chelsea last season.
Feb 18, 14:58
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool smiles before the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Liverpool at Stadium of Light on January 10, 2015
Preview: Liverpool vs. Besiktas
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Europa League round of 32 opening leg between Liverpool and Besiktas.
Feb 17, 12:12
Besiktas` Demba Ba controls the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group C match Besiktas JK vs FK Partizan on November 6, 2014
Besiktas striker Demba Ba out to upset Liverpool in Europa League meeting
Besiktas striker Demba Ba hopes to upset Liverpool in the Europa League on Thursday following his title-crushing antics at Anfield for Chelsea last season.
Feb 17, 06:36



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