Johan Djourou

Team FC Nordsjaelland FC Nordsjaelland
Position Defender
Height / weight 1.91 m / 85 kg
Born Jan 18, 1987
Nationality Switzerland Switzerland
Number 3
Team History
FC Nordsjaelland FC Nordsjaelland 2020 - present
FC Sion FC Sion 2020
Neuchâtel Xamax FCS 2020
Spal Spal 2018 - 2019
Antalyaspor Antalyaspor 2017 - 2018
Hamburger SV Hamburger 2014 - 2017
Hamburger SV Hamburger 2013 - 2014 (loan)
Arsenal FC Arsenal 2004 - 2014
Hannover 96 Hannover 96 2013 (loan)
Birmingham City Birmingham City 2007 - 2008 (loan)
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Johan Djourou is a Switzerland international football player who currently features for the English and European giants Arsenal. He plays as a central defender.

Djourou was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to Ivorian parents and was later adopted by his father’s first wife Daniele, a Swiss woman. They moved to Geneva in Switzerland when he was 17 months old and grew up there.

He joined Arsenal’s youth academy in 2002 and made his first team debut in 2004. He played for Birmingham City on loan for the 2007-08 season and on his return has been with the Gunners since. However, he is essentially seen as a squad member and does not play regularly for the first team.

Djourou made his international debut for Switzerland on March 1, 2006 against Scotland and was part of his country’s squad at the 2006 World Cup finals.

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