Florian Lejeune

Born: May 20, 1991 (age 27)

Height: 6'2.5" (190cm)

Hometown: Paris, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Defender
Team: Newcastle United (no. 20)
Career History
Senior2011-2014Villarreal
→ 2013-2014Brest (loan)
2014-2015Girona
2015-2016Manchester City
→ 2015-2016Girona (loan)
2016-2017Eibar
2017-Newcastle United
Sports Mole has 55 articles about Florian Lejeune. Articles 1 to 40:
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Newcastle United ease to victory over Chelsea on final day of Premier League
Chelsea will participate in the Europa League next season after losing 3-0 to Newcastle United in Sunday's Premier League clash at St James' Park.
May 13, 16:51
Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey celebrates scoring against Leicester City on April 7, 2018
Result: Newcastle United secure all three points at Leicester City
Newcastle United surge 10 points clear of the Premier League relegation zone thanks to a 2-1 victory at Leicester City.
Apr 7, 16:59
Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah in action during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane fire Liverpool up to second
Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are on the scoresheet as Liverpool beat Newcastle United 2-0 to climb up to second in the Premier League table.
Mar 3, 19:22
Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson holds off the challenge of Newcastle United defenders Florian Lejeune during their Premier League clash at St James' Park on November 4, 2017
Florian Lejeune lavishes praise on Rafael Benitez
Florian Lejeune says that Rafael Benitez played a key role in him making the move to Newcastle United last summer.
Mar 2, 15:12
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Matt Ritchie goal earns Newcastle United win over Manchester United
Newcastle United move out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Manchester United in Sunday's clash at St James' Park.
Feb 11, 16:10
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Team News: Paul Pogba starts for Manchester United at Newcastle United
Paul Pogba returns to Manchester United's starting XI for Sunday's Premier League clash at Newcastle United.
Feb 11, 13:19
West Ham United manager David Moyes at the Premier League game against Manchester City on December 3, 2017
Team News: Five changes for Newcastle United, West Ham United
Newcastle United make five changes for this afternoon's trip to West Ham United.
Dec 23, 14:09
Rafael Benitez squats and barks during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Newcastle United on November 18, 2017
Result: Leicester City pile more misery on out-of-form Newcastle United
An 86th-minute own goal from Ayoze Perez sees out-of-form Newcastle United fall to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Leicester City at St James' Park.
Dec 9, 19:23
Alvaro Morata celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Result: Eden Hazard brace helps Chelsea past Newcastle United
Chelsea move level on points with second-placed Manchester United courtesy of a come-from-behind 3-1 victory over Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 2, 14:22
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
DeAndre Yedlin in action for Newcastle United during their Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion
Dermot Gallagher: 'Newcastle United's DeAndre Yedlin should have been sent off'
Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher says that Newcastle United defender DeAndre Yedlin should have been sent off against Southampton.
Oct 16, 11:56
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
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Liverpool at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Team News: Florian Lejeune returns for Newcastle United
Florian Lejeune is brought into Newcastle United's starting lineup for the trip to face Southampton as one of two changes from last time out.
Oct 15, 15:05
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: Newcastle United vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Sunday afternoon's Premier League meeting between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St James' Park.
Sep 29, 19:03
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
Newcastle United defender Chancel Mbemba faces spell on sidelines
Newcastle United defender Chancel Mbemba reportedly faces a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring injury while representing DR Congo.
Sep 7, 12:10
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
Newcastle United's Florian Lejeune, DeAndre Yedlin 'to return for Swansea clash'
Newcastle United's Florian Lejeune and DeAndre Yedlin are reportedly fit to play in this weekend's Premier League match against Swansea City.
Sep 5, 09:49
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
Newcastle United take interest in Southampton defender Matt Targett?
Newcastle United reportedly show an interest in signing Southampton defender Matt Targett on a loan deal.
Aug 31, 12:44
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic during the EFL Cup (3rd Round) match between West Ham United and Accrington Stanley at the London Stadium on September 21, 2016
Slaven Bilic: 'Newcastle United do not lack ambition'
Slaven Bilic suggests that he has little sympathy for Rafael Benitez ahead of this weekend's Premier League meeting between West Ham United and Newcastle United.
Aug 24, 18:42
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
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: Newcastle United make three changes for Huddersfield Town trip
Rafael Benitez makes three changes to Newcastle United's starting XI to face Huddersfield Town at the John Smith's Stadium, while the hosts bring in Rajiv van La Parra.
Aug 20, 12:34
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: 'Newcastle United must sell players to make new signings'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says that he must sell some of his current players if the club are to make further signings before the transfer deadline.
Aug 18, 19:15
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: Rafael Benitez wants five more new signings at Newcastle United
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is reportedly looking at bringing in five more signings before the transfer window closes.
Aug 15, 19:49
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
Newcastle United pair Florian Lejeune, Paul Dummett out for "number of weeks"
Newcastle United confirm that Florian Lejeune and Paul Dummett will be out for a "number of weeks" after suffering injuries against Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 15, 11:17
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: 'Paul Dummett could be out for next fortnight'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez believes that centre-back Paul Dummett could be out of action for the next two weeks.
Aug 13, 17:50
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: 'Jonjo Shelvey has apologised for sending-off'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez says Jonjo Shelvey has apologised to his teammates after his sending-off for stamping on Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli.
Aug 13, 17:37
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: 'Harry Kane tackle worse than Jonjo Shelvey stamp'
Rafael Benitez believes that Harry Kane's tackle on Florian Lejeune in Newcastle United's 2-0 loss to Tottenham Hotspur was worse than Jonjo Shelvey's stamp on Dele Alli.
Aug 13, 16:33
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
Ben Davies and Ayoze Perez in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur on August 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Newcastle United 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Tottenham Hotspur beat 10-man Newcastle United 2-0 at St James' Park in the Premier League.
Aug 13, 12:30
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
Mike Ashley: 'I cannot compete financially with Premier League big guns'
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley admits that he is unable to compete financially with the Premier League's big guns and adds that Rafael Benitez is aware of this.
Aug 11, 20:49
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 'told to trim Newcastle United squad'
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez is reportedly told to offload players before he can bring in new faces.
Aug 9, 17:59
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 "not happy" with Newcastle United's transfer activity
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez admits that he is "not happy" with the club's transfer activity this summer.
Aug 9, 09:59
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: 'Newcastle United moving in different directions at same time'
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez claims the newly-promoted Premier League club is moving "in different directions at the same time" in a bid to recruit new players.
Aug 7, 11:20
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: Benfica midfielder Andreas Samaris close to Newcastle United move
Newcastle United are close to agreeing an £18m deal with Benfica for Greece midfielder Andreas Samaris, according to reports.
Jul 26, 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
Newcastle United confirm Javier Manquillo arrival
Newcastle United confirm the signing of Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid, with the defender penning a three-year contract.
Jul 21, 13:20
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
Newcastle United sign England Under-21 winger Jacob Murphy from Norwich City
Newcastle United confirm that England Under-21 winger Jacob Murphy has completed a move to St James' Park from Norwich City for an undisclosed fee.
Jul 19, 15:25
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 "confident" of being backed by owner Mike Ashley
Rafael Benitez reveals that he decided to stay at Newcastle United, despite interest from China, because he has been given permission to spend big on new recruits.
Jul 18, 14:11
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: Newcastle United agree £12m Jacob Murphy deal
Newcastle United reportedly agree a £12m deal with Norwich City for the transfer of England Under-21s international Jacob Murphy.
Jul 17, 17:21
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: "Market is a little bit crazy"
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez admits that his club are currently struggling to compete in a "crazy" transfer market.
Jul 11, 12:57

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