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Profile of the Belgian footballer Axel Witsel, who currently plays as a midfielder at Zenit St Petersburg. The 26-year old player Witsel joined Zenit from Benfica and wears the number 28 shirt.

Axel Witsel
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        (Squad number 28)

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Axel Witsel Career
2006–2011Standard Liege148(34)
2012–Zenit Saint Petersburg80(12)

2004Belgium U151(0)
2005Belgium U162(0)
2005–2006Belgium U1719(0)
2006–2007Belgium U185(0)
2006Belgium U193(0)
2007–2009Belgium U2110(0)

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Axel Witsel : Zenit St Petersburg News
“He joined Zenit St.”
 thepeoplesperson.com 4 days ago
“Belgium made sweeping changes as coach Marc Wilmots on Friday named a 24-man squad for their last two Euro 2016 qualifiers against Andorra and Israel with the hope of securing the team's place at next year's finals in France.”
 Daily News and Analysis 8 days ago
“Zakaria Bakkali (Valencia), Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City), Marouane Fellaini (Manchester United), Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Sven Kums (Ghent), Dries Mertens (Napoli), Radja Nainggolan (Roma), Axel Witsel (Zenit St”
 Euronews 8 days ago
“Axel Witsel fired over from the resulting corner, while Dzyuba placed a close-range volley wide 12 minutes later as Zenit sought an early advantage.”
 Soccerway 11 days ago
“Oleg Shatov's second-half goal earned Zenit St Petersburg a 2-1 Champions League victory over Zenit began their group-stage campaign with a thrilling 3-2 win at Valencia and midfielder Axel Witsel, who scored the winner at the Mestalla, wasted a”
 7M Sports 11 days ago
“Hulk left defenders in his wake throughout in St Petersburg, never more so than for the 35th-minute with their nascent attacks invariably cut short by the foraging Axel Witsel.”
 UEFA 11 days ago
“Oleg Shatov's goal has helped to Zenit St Petersburg to a hard-fought victory over Gent Sels was in action moments later as he made saves from Axel Witsel and Danny's flick-on from Nicolas Lombaerts header.”
 Sports Mole 11 days ago
“Nuno's men lost their opening group game at home to Zenit, with Axel Witsel's 76th-minute strike settling the encounter after Valencia had fought back from 2-0 down.”
 Goal 12 days ago
“At home they may take a few more shots though Roma should weather that storm…er, drizzle. Juri Lodygin, Zenit St. Petersburg v. KAA Gent (£6.3m) may be the top choice as Russia is always a very difficult destination in Champions League.”
 Yahoo Canada Sports 12 days ago
“Having overcome Valencia in their opening Group H game, Zenit will be expecting to take another step oversaw a 3-2 win in Spain courtesy of Hulk's double and Axel Witsel's late goal.”
 MSN 12 days ago
Axel Witsel Career Honours
  • Standard Liege: Belgian Pro League: 2007–08, 2008–09
  • Standard Liege: Belgian Cup: 2010–11
  • Standard Liege: Belgian Supercup: 2008, 2009
  • Benfica: Taca da Liga: 2011–12
  • Zenit: Russian Football Premier League: 2014–15
  • Zenit: Russian Super Cup: 2015; Runner-up 2013
  • Belgian Young Footballer of the Year: 2007–08
  • Belgian Golden Shoe: 2008

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Mikhail Kerzhakov Yuri Lodygin
    Vyacheslav Malafeev
    Aleksandr Anyukov Igor Smolnikov
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    Nicolas Lombaerts Ezequiel Garay
    Hulk Danny
    Ivan Solovjev Denis Tkachuk
    Aleksandr Ryazantsev Viktor Faizulin
    Artur Yusupov Oleg Shatov
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    Aleksandr Kerzhakov Artem Dzyuba
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