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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
“Valencia were reduced to 10 men when Vezo lunged in on Shatov as he raced towards goal from the left flank and it was all Zenit in the closing stages.”
 MSN 3 days ago
“Axel Witsel continues to be linked with a move away from Zenit Saint Petersburg, with Tottenham the latest club to be pursuing his signature.”
 uk.sports.yahoo.com 4 days ago
“Tottenham Hotspur are leading the race to sign Zenit Saint Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, according to reports from Calciomercato.”
 Ghana Soccemet 4 days ago
“Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly willing to offer Cristiano Ronaldo wages of £250,000 per week after tax in a bid to lure him to France. PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is ready to break the bank to land the Real Madrid star, according to The Mirror.”
 Sports Mole 4 days ago
“ST Zenit will aim to win all six games in a Champions League group for the first time when it travels next month to Gent in Belgium. The only Russian club ever to manage a clean sweep was Spartak Moscow in the 1995-96 season.”
 KSL 5 days ago
“A Mir effort was blocked at the near post by the covering Luis Neto as Valencia began to push for an equaliser, but Axel Witsel spurned a glorious chance compounding a miserable night in St Petersburg for the visitors.”
 SBS The World Game 5 days ago
“Oleg Shatov put Zenit St. Petersburg on top early His pass was adeptly timed, Shatov stayed onside and went in alone to beat Juame Domenech.”
 MSN 5 days ago
“Zenit will finish first in UEFA Champions League Group H after recording their fifth win in as many outings, a goal in each half from Oleg Shatov and Artem Dzyuba proving enough to defeat Valencia.”
 UEFA 5 days ago
“Tottenham could move ahead of AC Milan in the race to seal the transfer of Zenit Saint Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel who wants to leave Russia in January.”
 Metro 5 days ago
“Artem Dzyuba joined Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the Champions League scoring charts as Zenit St Petersburg cemented their place as Zenit look like scoring whenever they surge forward now and Witsel jinks away from two Valencia defenders in the”
 Eurosport 5 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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