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Ayoze Pérez

Position:
Forward
Date signed:
1st July 2014

Fleet of foot with exceptional technical ability, Spanish forward Ayoze Pérez joined the Magpies from home island club CD Tenerife in 2014.

Born in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, he joined the youth set up at his local side in 2004 - just a few years after Rafa Benítez had taken the club up to La Liga.

Excelling for the club’s ‘B’ side from 2011, he made the step up to the first team in the 2013/14 season and was a revelation in the Spanish second tier - scoring 16 goals in 34 appearances.

Despite reports of interest from clubs including Barcelona and FC Porto, Ayoze opted for a move to the Premier League and moved to Newcastle United in the summer of 2014 - returning to Spain only to receive awards at a glittering LFP ceremony for his achievements in the previous campaign.

He notched the Magpies' Goal of the Season during the 2014/15 campaign with an audacious flick into the corner away at West Bromwich Albion and he repeated the feat during the 2016/17 season with a fine volley to round off a magnificent team move against Ipswich Town.

Ayoze's strong finish to the 2017/18 season was instrumental in the Magpies' tenth-place finish in the Premier League, with the Spaniard scoring Goal of the Season contenders in a home victory over Arsenal and an away win at Leicester City.

Full Name:
Ayoze Pérez
Position:
Forward
Squad Number:
17
Nationality:
Spain
Date of birth:
29th July 1993
Height:
178
Weight:
72
Date signed:
1st July 2014
Debut:
17 August 2014 v Manchester City (H)
First Team Appearances:
17
Previous club:
Tenerife
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Newcastle United forward Ayoze Perez
First Team Appearances This Season
17

Goals
2
Big Chances
3
Fouls
15
Tackles
23
Interceptions
20
Minutes Played
1180
Tackles Won and lost
8 / 15
Duels Won and Lost
74 / 107
Aerial duels Won / Lost
24 / 35
Touches
576
Interceptions
20
Clearances
15
Fouls
15

Cards

1 0

Goals

Left Foot
0
Right Foot
10
Head
0
Penalty
0
Short Balls
296 %
Long Balls
14 %
Pass success rate
79.11
Total Passes
310
Key Passses
20
Crosses
9
Shots on Target
11
Shots off Target
8
Blocks
0

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