Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa

Birth date 15 May 1989 (25 years)
Nationality France France
Height 184 cm
Position Defender
Team history
AS Roma 2014 - present (loan)
Newcastle United FC 2013 - present
Montpellier 2007 - 2013

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is a France international football player who currently features for the Premier League club Newcastle United. He plays as a central defender.

Yanga-Mbiwa commenced his professional club football career at French club Montpellier and was part of the first team between 2007 and 2013. He was actually born in Bangui, Central African Republic, but moved to France when he was a toddler.

Yanga-Mbiwa proved himself to be a very promising player while at Montpellier and won the Ligue 1 title with them in 2011-12. He made a total of 186 league appearances for the club, scoring four goals in the process before joining Newcastle United on a five-and-a-half year contract in January 2013.

Yanga-Mbiwa, who has dual citizenship, made his international debut for France in 2012 but was not called up for the final 23-man squad for the Euro 2012 finals.

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 60 minutes in AS Roma vs Juventus -

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 12 minutes in Palermo vs AS Roma -

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 28 minutes in Genoa vs AS Roma -

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 35 minutes in Hull City vs Newcastle Utd -

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 61 minutes in Chelsea vs Newcastle Utd -

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 75 minutes in Newcastle Utd vs Manchester City -

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