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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
“Juventus are going to meet the representatives of Zenit St. Petersburg next week over the transfer of Axel Witsel, a long time target of Juventus and Everton, Tuttosport reports.”
 CalcioMercato.com 4 days ago
“Everton continue to be linked with a move for Axel Witsel. The Belgian midfielder was thought to be a target for the Blues in the summer, but Witsel remained with Zenit St Petersburg to run down his contract, which expires next summer.”
 www.thesun.co.uk 4 days ago
“Everton boss Ronald Koeman could sign up to four new players in January with Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel among his targets.”
 Eat Sleep Sport 4 days ago
“Everton continue to be linked with a move for Axel Witsel. The Belgian midfielder was thought to be a target for the Blues in the summer, but Witsel remained with Zenit St Petersburg to run down his contract, which expires next summer.”
 Liverpool Echo 4 days ago
“Zenit St Petersburg bounced back from a disappointing defeat In the 84th minute skipper Axel Witsel found unmarked Giuliano in the area and the Brazilian lifted Zenit ahead with a close-range angled shot.”
 YAHOO Sports 5 days ago
“Italian source Calciomercato (h/t TalkSport) has credited Juve with interest in 33-year-old Toure: "The Italian champions are in the market for a new midfielder and they are hoping to sign Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel on a free next summer.”
 Bleacher Report 6 days ago
“One of those sides looking at Toure, according to Calciomercato, is Juve, who are reportedly in the market for a new midfielder and are hoping to sign Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel on a free next summer as well.”
 Eat Sleep Sport 6 days ago
“The Italian champions are in the market for a new midfielder and they are hoping to sign Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel on a free next summer.”
 talksport.com 6 days ago
“Serie A giants Juventus are not going to give up on the signing of Zenit St. Petersburg star Axel Witsel and will enter transfer talks with the Russian side over the next few weeks, calciomercato.com has exclusively learned.”
 CalcioMercato.com 6 days ago
“One of those sides looking at Toure, according to Calciomercato, is Juve, who are reportedly in the market for a new midfielder and are hoping to sign Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel on a free next summer as well.”
 Club Call 6 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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