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Alejandro 'Álex' Berenguer Remiro (born 4 July 1995) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Italian club Torino as a winger.

Álex Berenguer
Personal information
Full name Alejandro Berenguer Remiro
Date of birth (1995-07-04) 4 July 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Pamplona, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Torino
Number 21
Youth career
Osasuna
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2015 Osasuna B 33 (9)
2014–2017 Osasuna 80 (4)
2017– Torino 58 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:57, 9 November 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Berenguer was born in Pamplona, Navarre. He graduated with CA Osasuna's youth setup, and made his debuts as a senior with the reserves in the 2013–14 campaign, in Tercera División.[1]

On 10 September 2014 Berenguer made his professional debut, replacing Kenan Kodro in the 81st minute of a 0–2 away loss against Deportivo Alavés, for the season's Copa del Rey.[2] He made his Segunda División debut on 10 January of the following year, again from the bench in a 1–1 away draw against Recreativo de Huelva.[3]

Berenguer scored his first professional goal on 30 August 2015, netting the game's only in a home success over CD Mirandés.[4] The following 29 January he extended his contract until 2020,[5] and finished the campaign with three goals in 39 appearances as his side achieved promotion to La Liga.

Berenguer made his debut in the main category of Spanish football on 22 September 2016, starting in a 1–2 home loss against RCD Espanyol.[6] He scored his first goal in the division the following 5 April, netting the game's only in an away success over Deportivo Alavés.[7]

On 17 July 2017, Berenguer was sold to Italian club Torino for €5.5 million (plus €1 million in bonuses). In addition, a clause was inserted for an additional €1.5 million in the event he was sold to Athletic Bilbao.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

Updated 9 November 2019

Club League Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Osasuna La Liga 2 2014–15 13 0 1 0 14 0
2015–16 38 3 0 0 1 0 39 3
La Liga 2016–17 29 1 2 1 31 2
Total 80 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 84 5
Torino Serie A 2017–18 22 1 3 1 25 2
2018–19 31 2 3 0 34 2
2019–20 5 3 0 0 5 0 10 3
Total 58 6 6 1 5 0 0 0 69 7
Career total 138 10 9 2 5 0 1 0 153 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Álex Berenguer debutó con el Promesas" [Álex Berenguer debuted with Promesas] (in Spanish). Diario de Navarra. 17 February 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  2. ^ "El Alavés sentencia a Osasuna en la prórroga" [Alavés doom Osasuna in the extra time] (in Spanish). Marca. 10 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Recre y Osasuna cambian a medias sus dinámicas" [Recre and Osasuna change a half of their dynamics] (in Spanish). Marca. 10 January 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Berenguer rompe el equilibrio" [Berenguer breaks the balance] (in Spanish). Marca. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Álex Berenguer renueva su contrato hasta junio de 2020" [Álex Berenguer renews his contract until June 2020] (in Spanish). El Español. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  6. ^ "El Espanyol respira a costa de Osasuna" [Espanyol breathe at Osasuna's expense] (in Spanish). Marca. 22 September 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Osasuna recuerda esa dulce sensación" [Osasuna remember this sweet sensation] (in Spanish). Marca. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  8. ^ "El Club Atlético Osasuna alcanza un acuerdo con el Torino Football Club para el traspaso de Álex Berenguer" [Club Atlético Osasuna reach an agreement with Torino Football Club for the transfer of Álex Berenguer] (in Spanish). CA Osasuna. 17 July 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.

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