Renat Rudolfovich Yanbayev (Russian: Ренат Рудольфович Янбаев, Tatar: Ренат Рудольф улы Янбаев; born 7 April 1984) is an association footballer who plays full-back (mostly left). He was born to an ethnic Russian mother and Volga Tatar father.
Yanbayev with Krasnodar in 2017
|Full name||Renat Rudolfovich Yanbayev|
|Date of birth||7 April 1984|
|Place of birth||Noginsk, USSR (now Russia)|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Left back|
|2003||→ Anzhi Makhachkala (loan)||20||(1)|
|2012||→ Zenit (loan)||11||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 August 2017|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2012
Yanbayev played for CSKA Moscow school and youth teams. He moved to Lokomotiv Moscow during the summer of 2007 from FC Kuban Krasnodar after featuring in 12 league games and scoring once in the 2007 Russian Premier League. Originally a left-sided midfielder, he was converted to left-back (he also can play as a right-back) in Lokomotiv Moscow. Playing for Lokomotiv Moscow, Yanbayev was called to Russian national team. In the beginning of the 2012–13 season, after the appointment of Slaven Bilić as a manager, Yanbayev lost his position in the starting XI to Andrey Yeshchenko. To gain playing time, he moved on loan to Zenit in September 2012. During winter transfer window in January 2013, when Yeshchenko departed for Anzhi, Yanbayev returned to Loko.
He left Lokomotiv as a free agent on 5 June 2017 after 10 seasons with the club. On 13 June 2017, he signed a two-year contract with FC Krasnodar. He was released from his Krasnodar contract by mutual consent on 24 July 2018.
In February 2008, he was called up to the Russia national football team.
- As of 13 May 2018
|PFC CSKA Moscow||2001||Russian Premier League||0||0||0||0||–||–||0||0|
|FC Anzhi Makhachkala||2003||FNL||20||1||4||0||–||–||24||1|
|PFC CSKA Moscow||2004||Russian Premier League||0||0||0||0||0||0||–||0||0|
|Total (2 spells)||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|FC Kuban Krasnodar||2006||42||4||1||0||–||–||43||4|
|2007||Russian Premier League||12||1||0||0||–||–||12||1|
|FC Lokomotiv Moscow||2007||Russian Premier League||12||0||0||0||4||0||–||16||0|
|FC Zenit Saint Petersburg||2012–13||11||1||2||0||0||0||–||13||1|
|FC Lokomotiv Moscow||11||1||–||–||–||11||1|
|Total (2 spells)||206||1||12||0||17||1||1||0||236||2|
|FC Krasnodar||2017–18||Russian Premier League||1||0||1||0||1||0||–||3||0|
- One appearance in the Russian Super Cup
- Lokomotiv Moscow
- UEFA European Football Championship bronze medalist: 1
- 2008, Russian Federation
- РЕНАТ ЯНБАЕВ: В "ЧЕЛСИ" ХОРОШО, А В "ЛОКОМОТИВЕ" ЛУЧШЕ. (in Russian). «Советский спорт – Футбол». 25 March 2009. Retrieved 18 November 2009.
- Ренат Янбаев покидает «Локомотив» (in Russian). FC Lokomotiv Moscow. 5 June 2017.
- РЯДЫ «КРАСНОДАРА» ПОПОЛНИЛ РЕНАТ ЯНБАЕВ (in Russian). FC Krasnodar. 13 June 2017.
- "«КРАСНОДАР» РАССТАЛСЯ С РЕНАТОМ ЯНБАЕВЫМ" (in Russian). FC Krasnodar. 24 July 2018.
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