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Profile of the Belgian footballer Axel Witsel, who currently plays as a midfielder at Zenit St Petersburg. The 27-year old player Witsel joined Zenit from 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)
2011–2012Benfica32(1)
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)
2008–Belgium57(6)

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Axel Witsel : Zenit St Petersburg News
“It’s becoming a war of nerves between Juventus and Zenit St Petersburg over Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel.”
 CalcioMercato.com 5 days ago
“Corriere dello Sport claims that the bianconeri have now turned their attentions to PSG’s Blaise Matuidi and Zenit St Petersburg’s Axel Witsel.”
 CalcioMercato.com 7 days ago
“Despite the good news of signing Ashley Williams, and being close to signing Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie, Everton have been handed a blow in their pursuit of Belgian midfielder Axel and Zenit Saint Petersburg in Russia, where Witsel has”
 punditarena.com 13 days ago
“Everton transfer target Axel Witsel is ready to see out the rest of his contract at Zenit St Petersburg.”
 Liverpool Echo 13 days ago
“The Belgian player, Axel Witsel, linked with Juventus, Inter and Everton, revealed to R-Sport he decided to remain at Zenit St. Petersburg: "I'll remain here for one more season, it's the best choice for me. Now I'm 100% focused on the next challenges here.”
 Ghana Soccemet 13 days ago
“Zenit star Axel Witsel wants to spend another season with the Russian who is entering the final year of his contract in St Petersburg.”
 aol.co.uk 13 days ago
“Axel Witsel would be free to leave Zenit St Petersburg on a free transfer next summer. Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel has said he now plans to stay at Zenit St Petersburg for a further year but suggested he could then leave on a free transfer.”
 espnfc.com 13 days ago
“As they still search for an instant Paul Pogba replacement, Juventus will now be forced to look elsewhere, as Axel Witsel has committed himself to Zenit St. Petersburg for another year.”
 gazzettaworld.com 13 days ago
“Axel Witsel has announced he'll stay at Zenit St Petersburg for another year, despite being pursued by Juventus, Inter Milan, Roma and AC Milan.”
 eurosport.co.uk 13 days ago
“Zenit star Axel Witsel wants to spend another season with the who is entering the final year of his contract in St Petersburg.”
 Goal 13 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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