Lisandro Magallán

Lisandro Magallán (born 27 September 1993) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Deportivo Alavés, on loan from Dutch club Ajax, as a central defender. He also played for the Argentine football team at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Lisandro Magallán
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-09-27) 27 September 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth La Plata, Argentina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Centre-back
Club information
Current team
Alavés
(on loan from Ajax)
Number 6
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Gimnasia La Plata 26 (0)
2012–2019 Boca Juniors 57 (2)
2013–2014Rosario Central (loan) 11 (0)
2016Defensa y Justicia (loan) 16 (1)
2019– Ajax 2 (0)
2019–Alavés (loan) 5 (1)
National team
Argentina U20
2016 Argentina U23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:54, 4 November 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Born in La Plata, Magallán made his senior debut for Gimnasia La Plata on 10 August 2010.[2][3] In April 2012, he was reported to have been scouted by English club Manchester City.[4] On 26 July 2012 Boca Juniors paid $1.4 million for 80% of the rights to Magallán's services.[5] In October 2014, Magallán scored his first goal for Boca Juniors against River Plate in the Superclásico.[6]

He signed for Dutch club Ajax on 2 January 2019.[7] He moved on loan to Spanish club Deportivo Alavés on 2 September 2019.[8] Magallán scored his first goal for Alavés in a 2-0 win over Celta Vigo on 20 October 2019. [9]

International careerEdit

He has played for Argentina at under-20 and under-23 level.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Squad: Lisandro Magallán". Boca Juniors. Archived from the original on 18 December 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Profile" (in Spanish). Club de Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.
  3. ^ a b Lisandro Magallán at Soccerway
  4. ^ "Man City tracking Gimnasia defender Magallan after impressing Lombardo". Daily Mail. 26 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Boca ya tiene nuevo marcador central: se llama Lisandro Magallán y tiene 18 años". Telam. 26 July 2012.
  6. ^ "El gol de Magallán para el parcial triunfo de Boca". Minuto Uno.
  7. ^ https://www.destentor.nl/sport/magallan-tekent-voor-vierenhalf-jaar-bij-ajax~acaf06d4/
  8. ^ "Ajax stalt Magallán bij Alavés". Telegraaf. 2 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Alavés 2 - 0 Celta". sport. 22 October 2019.