Orel Mangala

Belgian footballer (born 1998)

Orel Mangala
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Mangala playing for VfB Stuttgart in 2017
Personal information
Full name Orel Johnson Mangala[1]
Date of birth (1998-03-18) 18 March 1998 (age 24)[2]
Place of birth Brussels,[3] Belgium
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[4]
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Nottingham Forest
Number 5
Youth career
0000–2017 Anderlecht
2016–2017Borussia Dortmund (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017–2022 VfB Stuttgart 101 (3)
2018 VfB Stuttgart II 1 (0)
2018–2019 → Hamburger SV (loan) 29 (0)
2022– Nottingham Forest 3 (0)
National team
2013 Belgium U15 2 (0)
2013–2014 Belgium U16 13 (1)
2014–2015 Belgium U17 19 (2)
2016 Belgium U18 1 (0)
2016–2017 Belgium U19 12 (1)
2017–2020 Belgium U21 14 (0)
2022– Belgium 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 17:19, 20 August 2022 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 23:52, 29 March 2022 (UTC)

Orel Johnson Mangala (born 18 March 1998) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Nottingham Forest and the Belgium national team.[3]

Club career

On 9 June 2017, Mangala signed a four-year contract with VfB Stuttgart.[5] On 8 August 2018, Mangala was loaned out to Hamburger SV without a purchase option until the end of the season.[6]

On 9 April 2021, Mangala extended his contract with VfB Stuttgart until June 2024.[7]

On 31 July 2022, it was announced that Mangala had joined Premier League side Nottingham Forest for an undisclosed fee.[8]

International career

Mangala was called up to the senior Belgium squad in March 2021.[9]

Personal life

Mangala is of Congolese descent.[10]

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 20 August 2022[11]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
VfB Stuttgart II 2017–18 Regionalliga Südwest 1 0 1 0
VfB Stuttgart 2017–18 Bundesliga 20 0 1 0 21 0
2018–19 Bundesliga 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019–20 2. Bundesliga 29 1 3 0 32 1
2020–21 Bundesliga 24 1 3 0 27 1
2021–22 Bundesliga 28 1 1 0 29 1
Total 101 3 8 0 109 3
Hamburger SV (loan) 2018–19 2. Bundesliga 29 0 5 1 34 1
Nottingham Forest 2022–23 Premier League 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Career total 134 3 13 1 0 0 0 0 147 4

Honours

Belgium U17

References

  1. ^ "FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015: List of Players: Belgium" (PDF). FIFA. 28 October 2015. p. 3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Orel Mangala: Overview". Premier League. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Orel Mangala". WorldFootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Orel Mangala". Nottingham Forest F.C. Retrieved 6 August 2022.
  5. ^ "VfB sign Orel Mangala". VfB Stuttgart. 9 June 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Orel Mangala signs for Hamburger SV". VfB Stuttgart. 8 August 2018. Retrieved 8 August 2018.
  7. ^ "VfB extend Orel Mangala's contract until 2024". VfB Stuttgart. 9 April 2021. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  8. ^ Club, Nottingham Forest Football. "Forest confirm Orel Mangala signing". Nottingham Forest Football Club.
  9. ^ "Lukaku in Belgium squad despite Inter Covid-19 issues". egypttoday.com. Retrieved 25 March 2021.
  10. ^ "Le footballeur international Orel Mangala veut assister des jeunes prisonniers au Congo-Kinshasa". 11 December 2017.
  11. ^ Orel Mangala at Soccerway
  12. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). www.fifadata.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 November 2019. Retrieved 12 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ FIFA.com

External links

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