Marc Gual

Marc Gual Huguet (born 13 March 1996) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for AD Alcorcón as a forward.

Marc Gual
Personal information
Full name Marc Gual Huguet
Date of birth (1996-03-13) 13 March 1996 (age 24)
Place of birth Badalona, Spain
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Alcorcón
Number 9
Youth career
2004–2005 Badalona
2005–2010 Barcelona
2010–2013 Badalona
2013–2015 Espanyol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Espanyol B 35 (13)
2016–2020 Sevilla B 48 (15)
2018–2019Zaragoza (loan) 29 (6)
2019–2020Girona (loan) 19 (4)
2020Real Madrid B (loan) 6 (2)
2020– Alcorcón 16 (4)
National team
2017 Spain U21 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:55, 21 December 2020 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Born in Badalona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Gual represented CF Badalona and FC Barcelona as a youth before joining RCD Espanyol's youth categories in 2013. He made his debut for the reserves on 4 October 2015, starting in a 1–1 home draw against Valencia CF Mestalla for the Segunda División B championship.[1]

Gual scored his first goal as a senior on 3 January 2016, his team's first in a 2–2 away draw against Villarreal CF B.[2] On 12 March, he scored a brace in a 4–0 home routing of CD Olímpic de Xàtiva.[3]

On 9 November 2016, Gual signed a three-year contract with another reserve team, Sevilla Atlético in Segunda División, mainly as a replacement to injured Carlos Fernández and Maryan Shved.[4] He made his professional debut ten days later, starting and scoring his team's second in a 2–2 away draw against RCD Mallorca.[5]

On 9 April 2017, Gual scored a brace in a 2–3 away loss against Elche CF. Seven days later, he scored a hat-trick in a 6–2 home rout of Real Valladolid, taking his tally up to eight.

On 9 August 2018, Gual was loaned to fellow second division side Real Zaragoza, for one year.[6] On 28 June of the following year, he joined freshly relegated side Girona FC also in a temporary deal.[7]

On 30 January 2020, Gual moved to Real Madrid Castilla on loan for the remainder of the season.[8] On 1 September, he agreed to a permanent two-year contract with AD Alcorcón in the second division.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1–1: Igualdad total" [1–1: Full equality] (Press release) (in Spanish). RCD Espanyol. 4 October 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  2. ^ "2–2: Remontada para empezar el año" [2–2: Comeback to start the year] (Press release) (in Spanish). RCD Espanyol. 3 January 2016. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ "4–0: Poder ofensivo" [4–0: Offensive power] (Press release) (in Spanish). RCD Espanyol. 12 March 2016. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  4. ^ "El delantero Marc Gual refuerza el ataque del Sevilla Atlético" [Forward Marc Gual bolsters the attack of Sevilla Atlético] (Press release) (in Spanish). Sevilla FC. 9 November 2016. Archived from the original on 15 November 2016. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  5. ^ "El Mallorca rescata un punto ante el Sevilla Atlético" [Mallorca rescue a point against Sevilla Atlético] (in Spanish). Marca. 19 November 2016. Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Marc Gual sale cedido al Real Zaragoza" [Marc Gual goes out on loan at Real Zaragoza] (Press release) (in Spanish). Sevilla FC. 9 August 2018. Archived from the original on 10 August 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Marc Gual, un atacante polivalente para el Girona FC" [Marc Gual, a versatile forward for Girona FC] (Press release) (in Spanish). Girona FC. 28 June 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Marc Gual, el delantero que necesitaba Raúl para su Castilla" [Marc Gual, the forward who Raúl needed for his Castilla]. Marca (in Spanish). 29 January 2020. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  9. ^ "Marc Gual se suma al nuevo proyecto deportivo de la A.D. Alcorcón" [Marc Gual joins the new sporting project of A.D. Alcorcón] (in Spanish). AD Alcorcón. 1 September 2020. Retrieved 1 September 2020.

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