Player Spotlight: Carl Jenkinson

This article first featured in Edition #14 of the RMD magazine (March 10, 2020)

Carl Jenkinson is an English defender, who has won a solitary senior international cap for his country, and currently plays for Championship side Nottingham Forest.

The 28-year-old defender began his youth career playing for Charlton, signing his first professional contract in 2010 and making eight league appearances during his time at the club. He also spent time on loan at Welling and Eastbourne Borough.

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Player Spotlight: Samuel Moutoussamy

This article first featured in Edition #14 of the RMD magazine (March 10, 2020)

Samuel Moutoussamy is a DR Congo international who currently plays for French top division side Nantes, having joined the Ligue 1 side from Lyon back in 2016.

The 23-year-old midfielder was born in France to a Guadeloupean father and Congolese mother, beginning his career in the youth ranks of local side Meudon AS. After seven years playing for Meudon, Moutoussamy then moved to another local side, Boulogne-Billancourt, between 2010 and 2011, then spending a short spell at Montrouge FC 92.

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Player Spotlight: Orest Lebedenko

This article first featured in Edition #13 of the RMD magazine (March 9, 2020)

Orest Lebedenko is a Ukrainian under-21 international full back who currently plays for Ukrainian Premier League side Olimpik Donetsk, on loan from Spanish second division club CD Lugo.

The 21-year-old left back began his youth career first playing for local side Pokrova Lviv, before joining the academy setup of local top flight side Karpaty Lviv in 2013. After two years as an academy scholar in the Karpaty Lviv ranks, Lebedenko signed his first professional contract with the club in 2015.

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Player Spotlight: Ryan Kent

This article first featured in Edition #13 of the RMD magazine (March 9, 2020)

Ryan Kent is an English winger who currently plays for Rangers, having joined the Scottish top flight club in September 2019 having joined from Premier League side Liverpool.

The 23-year-old attacking left midfielder began his youth career in the academy ranks of Liverpool, having joined the Merseyside club’s books at the age of seven. Kent signed a professional contract in March 2015 but despite being highly rated by staff at Liverpool, Kent managed just one appearance in the FA Cup third round in January 2016 during his time at Anfield, instead spending much of his time away from the club on loan.

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Player Spotlight: Kosovare Asllani

This article first featured in Edition #12 of the RMD magazine (March 8, 2020)

Kosovare Asllani is a Swedish international forward who currently plays for CD Tacon in the Spanish top flight, a club which is set to become the women’s side of Real Madrid from July 2020.

The 30-year-old forward, who was born to Kosovar parents who had migrated to Sweden, began her youth career playing for local side Vimmerby, where she scored 49 goals in 48 matches. Following her success at the club, Asllani accepted a move to Damallsvenskan team Linkopings FC in 2007.

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Player Spotlight: Alisha Lehmann

This article first featured in Edition #12 of the RMD magazine (March 8, 2020)

Alisha Lehmann is a Swiss international forward who currently plays for Women’s Super League side West Ham, having joined the London club in July 2018.

The 21-year-old forward began her career at local side FC Konolfingen, before moving in 2016 to join BSC YB Frauen, the top flight women’s team of Swiss side Young Boys.

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Player Spotlight: Ben Foster

This article first featured in Edition #11 of the RMD magazine (March 7, 2020)

Ben Foster is an English goalkeeper who currently plays for Premier League side Watford, having been at the Hornets since his move in July 2018 from West Brom.

The 36-year-old goalkeeper, who has eight senior caps for England to his name, began his career playing for local club Racing Club Warwick, becoming the side’s first choice goalkeeper despite his young age, before being spotted by the scouting department at Stoke.

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