Eric Bailly

Born: April 12, 1994 (age 23)

Height: 6'1.5" (187cm)

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

Position: Centre-back
Team: Manchester United (no. 3)
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
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Career History
Youth2011-2014Espanyol
Senior2014-2015Espanyol
2015-2016Villarreal
2016-Manchester United
International2015-Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 335 articles about Eric Bailly. Articles 1 to 40:
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Team News: Eric Bailly on Manchester United bench for FA Cup trip to Huddersfield Town
Eric Bailly is named on the Manchester United bench for Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round tie away at Huddersfield Town.
Feb 17, 16:32
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United on January 20, 2018
Live Commentary: Huddersfield Town 0-2 Manchester United - as it happened
Relive how Romelu Lukaku fired Manchester United past Huddersfield and into the FA Cup quarter-finals, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from Yorkshire.
Feb 17, 16:30
Eric Bailly, Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Eric Bailly available for selection after recovering from injury
Eric Bailly is back in first-team contention for Manchester United after recovering from an ankle injury that has seen him miss the last three months.
Feb 16, 17:18
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Report: Manchester United planning summer moves for Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hoping to recruit Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane and Leicester City centre-back Harry Maguire, according to a report.
Feb 13, 21:00
Alexis Sanchez of Manchester United prepares to take a corner during the Premier League match against Huddersfield Town on February 3, 2018
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, lineups and a full preview of Sunday's Premier League clash between Newcastle United and Manchester United.
Feb 9, 15:10
Alexis Sanchez in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on January 31, 2018
Jose Mourinho: 'Alexis Sanchez, Ander Herrera not distracted by legal cases'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggests that both Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera are available for the weekend despite facing legal cases in Spain.
Feb 9, 14:31
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives the thumbs-up ahead of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Man United's Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic could return for Champions League
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says that he hopes to see Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic make a return from injury before the European fixture with Sevilla.
Feb 2, 13:55
Antonio Valencia and Dele Alli in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on October 28, 2017
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester United's midweek trip to face Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.
Jan 30, 12:49
Ashley Barnes grapples with Chris Smalling during the Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United on January 20, 2018
Arsenal keen to sign Manchester United defender Chris Smalling?
Arsenal are reportedly keen on signing Manchester United defender Chris Smalling before the end of the January transfer window.
Jan 22, 17:28
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Preview: Burnley vs. Manchester United – prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, lineups and a full preview of Saturday's Premier League clash between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor.
Jan 18, 15:50
Manchester United's Axel Tuanzebe holds off Southampton's Steven Davis on May 17, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Door is open for Axel Tuanzebe exit'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says that Axel Tuanzebe is the "only one" for whom the door is open to leave the club during the January transfer window.
Jan 16, 09:33
Manchester United's Antonio Valencia and Celta Vigo's Gustavo Cabral on May 11, 2017
Michael Carrick, Antonio Valencia take part in warm-weather training
Michael Carrick and Antonio Valencia are in line to make their returns to action for Manchester United next week after taking part in training.
Jan 10, 10:57
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Manchester United to take David Luiz on loan?
Manchester United are reportedly interested in taking Chelsea defender David Luiz on loan for the rest of the season in a bid to find cover for the injured Eric Bailly.
Jan 7, 09:58
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Burnley on December 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United desperate for a break'
Jose Mourinho is hoping to get as many of his Manchester United players back as possible over the next fortnight following a gruelling run of fixtures.
Jan 1, 15:33
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Team News: Anthony Martial on Manchester United bench for Southampton clash
Anthony Martial makes the Manchester United bench for Saturday's Premier League meeting with Southampton.
Dec 30, 16:32
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Anthony Martial returns to Manchester United training
Manchester United winger Anthony Martial returns to training ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Southampton.
Dec 28, 13:47
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates after doubling his side's lead during the Premier League match with Crystal Palace on September 30, 2017
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini 'out for Christmas period'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits that he does not know when midfielder Marouane Fellaini will return from injury.
Dec 22, 15:59
Daley Blind in action for Manchester United on October 31, 2017
Fenerbahce 'lining up Daley Blind January swoop'
Fenerbahce reportedly join the likes of Barcelona and Inter Milan in the race to sign out-of-favour Manchester United defender Daley Blind.
Dec 21, 09:21
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 17, 2017
Preview: Bristol City vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides team news, possible lineups and all the buildup to Wednesday's EFL Cup quarter-final between Bristol City and Manchester United.
Dec 19, 14:01
David Luiz in action for Chelsea on September 16, 2016
Report: Chelsea to offload David Luiz in January transfer window
Chelsea reportedly decide to part ways with David Luiz following a bust-up with manager Antonio Conte.
Dec 17, 11:54
West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at The Hawthorns on November 28, 2017
Report: Manchester United enter race to sign Jonny Evans
Manchester United are reportedly looking to lock horns with Manchester City and Arsenal over a January move for West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans.
Dec 17, 09:26
The injured-suspended David Luiz is all smiles during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Manchester United 'consider David Luiz swoop'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho could move for Chelsea centre-back David Luiz during the January transfer window, according to a report.
Dec 15, 22:23
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'I will consider January signings'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reveals that he will consider signing new players during the January transfer window.
Dec 15, 18:58
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Manchester United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Manchester United's trip to West Bromwich Albion.
Dec 15, 15:45
Eric Bailly, Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Eric Bailly to undergo ankle surgery
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reveals that Eric Bailly will be out "for the next two or three months" as the centre-back prepares to undergo ankle surgery.
Dec 15, 14:10
Eric Bailly, Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Eric Bailly may require surgery on ankle'
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is facing the prospect of a long-term layoff as the ankle injury sustained on international duty last month may require surgery.
Dec 14, 10:10
A bandaged Marcos Rojo during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Marcos Rojo doubtful but Phil Jones fit for Manchester United
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is unsure whether Marcos Rojo will be available for Wednesday's Premier League clash against Bournemouth, but has passed Phil Jones fit.
Dec 12, 16:51
Eric Bailly in action for Manchester United on August 15, 2016
Report: Eric Bailly set for longer spell on sidelines after aggravating groin injury
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss the next six to eight weeks after aggravating a groin injury, according to a report.
Dec 10, 09:09
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Jose Mourinho ready for "special" Manchester City match
Jose Mourinho hopes for a "beautiful" meeting between Manchester United and Manchester City this weekend, as first takes on second in the Premier League.
Dec 8, 15:06
Eric Bailly, Wilfred Ndidi and Jamie Vardy in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Eric Bailly out, Phil Jones back for Manchester City match
Eric Bailly remains absent for Manchester United's meeting with Manchester City, but Phil Jones, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Nemanja Matic are all deemed fit.
Dec 8, 14:25
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Manchester City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the derby showdown between Manchester United and Manchester City.
Dec 8, 14:15
Sergio Aguero watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Manchester City
As part of the build-up to Sunday's Manchester derby at Old Trafford, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the squads of Manchester United and Manchester City.
Dec 8, 12:37
David Silva in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Manchester City on April 15, 2017`
Jose Mourinho aims dig at Pep Guardiola over David Silva fitness
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accuses Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola of playing mind games over the fitness of David Silva.
Dec 6, 10:00
Arsene Wenger and Joe Mourinho shake hands during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Saturday evenings's Premier League meeting between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium.
Nov 30, 19:01
Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil pictured together on November 27, 2016
Combined XI: Arsenal vs. Manchester United
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League showdown between Arsenal and Manchester United, Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI of the two squads.
Nov 30, 12:45
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
Report: Jose Mourinho in talks with Raphael Varane over Manchester United move
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is considering a potential move to Manchester United following talks with Jose Mourinho, according to reports.
Nov 26, 09:35
Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives the thumbs-up ahead of the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Pogba, Ibrahimovic won't play full game'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho suggests that neither Paul Pogba nor Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not play 90 minutes against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.
Nov 24, 11:44
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
Preview: Manchester United vs. Brighton & Hove Albion
Sports Mole previews Saturday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Manchester United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Old Trafford.
Nov 23, 12:05
Victor Lindelof in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Victor Lindelof to be granted new Manchester United role?
Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof could reportedly be given a new role in midfield as manager Jose Mourinho looks to fit the Swede into his team.
Nov 21, 17:27
Jose Mourinho applauds during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Jose Mourinho 'eyes four new Manchester United signings'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly eager to add four new faces to his squad next summer, including Gareth Bale and Antoine Griezmann.
Nov 20, 13:18

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