Player Spotlight: Daryl Murphy

Player Spotlight: Daryl Murphy

Featured in Raumdeuter Issue 2 (25/05/2020)

Daryl Murphy is a veteran Irish striker who currently plays for League One side Bolton, having joined the Greater Manchester club in September 2019.

The 37-year-old forward was born in Waterford in Ireland but began his career playing for English side Southend, before joining Luton in 2000, failing to make a league appearance and briefly being loaned to Harrow.

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Player Spotlight: Matty Longstaff

Player Spotlight: Matty Longstaff

Featured in Raumdeuter Issue 1 (25/05/2020)

Matty Longstaff is an English defensive midfielder who currently plays for Premier League side Newcastle where he progressed through the youth setup alongside his brother Sean.

Born in Rotherham, the 20-year-old midfielder was raised in the Newcastle area in North Shields and becoming a boyhood Newcastle fan, joining the club’s academy at a young age and progressing through the youth grades.

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Player Spotlight: Mathew Leckie

Player Spotlight: Mathew Leckie

Featured in Issue 10 of Raumdeuter (19/05/2020)

Mathew Leckie is an Australian winger who currently plays for Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin, having joined the club in 2017.

The 29-year-old Australian international, who has 63 senior caps and 11 goals to his name, originally played Australian rules football as a youngster before shifting to football aged 11, playing youth football for Bulleen Lions.

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Player Spotlight: Presnel Kimpembe

Player Spotlight: Presnel Kimpembe

Featured in Issue 10 of Raumdeuter (19/05/2020)

Presnel Kimpembe is a French centre back who currently plays for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain and the French national team.

The 24-year-old central defender, who was born in France to a Congolese father and Haitian mother, began playing youth football for local side AS Eragny, before joining the academy ranks of Paris Saint-Germain as a youth player in 2005.

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Player Spotlight: Okay Yokuslu

Player Spotlight: Okay Yokuslu

Featured in Issue 9 of Raumdeuter (18/05/2020)

Okay Yokuslu is a Turkish international who currently plays for La Liga side Celta Vigo who joined the Spanish side back in 2018.

The 26-year-old versatile defensive midfielder began his career playing youth football for Karsiyaka then Altay, where he progressed into the first team for the second half of the 2009/10 season where he went on to make 33 league appearances.

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Player Spotlight: Kaio Jorge

Player Spotlight: Kaio Jorge

Featured in Issue 9 of Raumdeuter (18/05/2020)

Kaio Jorge is a talented young Brazilian striker who currently plays for Santos having progressed through the club’s Sao Paulo club’s academy.

The 18-year-old forward was born in Olinda in the state of Pernambuco and joined Santos’ academy in 2012 at the age of 10, quickly impressing and moving to the under-20 squad in November 2017 at just 15 years old and then breaking into the Santos first team in September 2018.

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Player Spotlight: Artem Dzyuba

Player Spotlight: Artem Dzyuba

Featured in Issue 8 of Raumdeuter (17/05/2020)

Artem Dzyuba is a Russian international striker who currently plays for Zenit St Petersburg in the Russian Premier League, having joined the club in 2015.

The 31-year-old powerful forward began his career playing for Spartak Moscow, spending several years playing in the club’s academy setup before making his professional debut in the Russian Cup in 2006.

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