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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
“Tottenham fans can console themselves with the report in The Sun claiming that they are closing in on Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel.”
 The Week 7 days ago
“According to Di Marzio, United are close to complete the transfer for £46.7 million paid in four years, which would make the 18-year-old Sanches Benfica’s most-expensive sale, beating Axel Witsel’s £31.5 million move to Zenit St Petersburg in 2012.”
 A different League 9 days ago
“Tottenham fans can console themselves with the report in The Sun claiming that they are closing in on Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel.”
 The Week 9 days ago
“The midfielder will likely start alongside Zenit St. Petersburg’s Axel Witsel for Belgium, and he’s in line for a breakout tournament that would increase his value dramatically.”
 Bleacher Report 12 days ago
“FK Rostov currently lead the table with 48 points, just a point ahead of second-placed CSKA Moscow. Zenit St Petersburg lie third with 46 points, with Lokomotiv Moscow and FK Krasnodar a further three points behind.”
 RT 12 days ago
“Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel has said he will wait until after Euro 2016 to decide whether he will seek a move away from Russia.”
 Ghana Soccemet 15 days ago
“Witsel Cools Transfer Talk Amid Spurs Interest Tottenham target Axel Witsel has hinted that he may stay with current club Zenit St. Petersburg over the next year, even with the reported interest in him from abroad. “I’ve never closed the door on Zenit.”
 90min.com 15 days ago
“the Piedmont’s club keeps on thinking about Zenit St. Petersburg 28-year-old Axel Witsel and Manchester City 32-year-old Yaya Touré.”
 CalcioMercato.com 15 days ago
“Tottenham Hotspur have been dealt a transfer blow after Axel Witsel hinted that he could remain with current club Zenit Saint Petersburg.”
 Football Fan Cast 15 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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    Goalkeepers
    Vyacheslav Malafeev Mikhail Kerzhakov
    Yuri Lodygin
    Defenders
    Aleksandr Anyukov Igor Smolnikov
    Domenico Criscito Vukasin Jovanovic
    Neto Nicolas Lombaerts
    Ezequiel Garay
    Midfielders
    Hulk Danny
    Yuri Zhirkov Viktor Faizulin
    Artur Yusupov Oleg Shatov
    Axel Witsel Mauricio
    Javi Garcia
    Forwards
    Aleksandr Kokorin Artem Dzyuba