Birth date 2 Sep 1986 (30 years)
Nationality Switzerland Switzerland
Position Midfielder
Number 5
Team history
Stade Rennais 2014 - present
Freiburg 2016 - present
FC Sion 2016 - present
Sporting 2016 - present
Udinese 2016 - present
Leicester City 2016 - present
Saint-Étienne 2016 - present
Chievo 2016 - present
Man City 2016 - present
FC Sion 2016 - present
Eintracht 2017 - present
Freiburg 2013 - 2014
FC Sion 2013 (loan)
Sporting 2012 - 2013
Leicester City 2011 - 2012 (loan)
Udinese 2012 (loan)
Saint-Étienne 2009 - 2012
Chievo 2010 - 2011 (loan)
Man City 2007 - 2009
FC Sion 2005 - 2007

Gelson Fernandes is a young Swiss international football player who currently features for the English Premier League club Manchester City. He is a midfielder and is renowned for his technical ability.

Gelson Fernandes developed at the youth academy of Swiss side FC Sion and made his debut for the club’s first team in 2004. He played an exact 99 league matches for FC Sion, scoring 1 goals and in 2007 was signed by Manchester City, where he featured in 26 Premier League matches in the 2007-2008 season and scored 2 goals.

Gelson Fernandes made his international debut for Switzerland in 2007 and has played 8 matches for his nation so far. He is fluent in five languages.