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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
“As reported earlier today, AC Milan are trying to sign a new midfielder in these last hours of the Summer transfer window, and their main target for such position remains Zenit St.”
 CalcioMercato.com Today
“AC Milan are still hopeful of signing Zenit Saint Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel this summer. The transfer market has almost closed in Italy, with the Rossoneri spending almost €90 million in the window this far.”
 Forza Italian Football Yesterday
“Zenit St Petersburg insist Tottenham Hotspur target Axel Witsel will not be sold for a penny less than his €100m (£72.8m, $112m) release clause.”
 International Business Times Yesterday
“Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly launched a bid for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel. The North London outfit are believed to be keen to strengthen their side before the close of the transfer window on Tuesday.”
 Sports Mole Yesterday
“Axel Witsel's suitors have been warned off the Belgian midfielder by Zenit St Petersburg. The 26 year-old is coveted by a host of clubs including Juventus, AC Milan and Tottenham.”
 London Evening Standard Yesterday
“Tottenham Hotspur have lodged a bid for Zenit Saint-Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, but it has been rejected by the Russian club, according to Belgian broadcaster RTBF.”
 Inside Futbol Yesterday
“Tottenham Hotspur have made an £18.9million transfer move for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, according to reports. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is desperate to add new recruits to his squad after a poor start to the season.”
 Metro Yesterday
“Zenit St Petersburg have moved to end Spurs' interest in Alex Witsel by demanding a British record fee of £72.8m for the midfielder.”
 Eat Sleep Sport Yesterday
“Juventus are juggling Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel and Inter's Hernanes for a last-minute ditch to sign a midfielder.”
 Football Italia Yesterday
“Tottenham have made a £13.1m bid for Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, according to Sky Sports in Italy. According to reports, Witsel is also wanted by AC Milan, but, unlike Spurs, the Serie A club are only prepared to take him on loan.”
 SkySports Yesterday
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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