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Swedish
17

Emil Krafth

Position:
Defender
Date signed:
8th August 2019

Versatile defender Emil Krafth joined United from French side Amiens in 2019.

Capable of lining up as a full back or a central defender, right-footed stopper Krafth began his career with Lagans AIK in his homeland, Sweden.

From there, he moved on to Osters IF and Helsingborgs, before making the switch to Serie A, joining Bologna in 2015.

Krafth spent four years in Italy before heading to Ligue 1, joining Amiens on loan before making the move permanent in 2019.

He went on to link up with the Magpies that summer, and has become a reliable, committed member of both the club's Premier League squad and the Sweden national team.

Krafth was part of his country's squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, where they reached the quarter-finals before being eliminated by England, and the 2020 European Championships.

Full Name:
Emil Krafth
Position:
Defender
Squad Number:
17
Nationality:
Swedish
Date of birth:
2nd August 1994
Place of birth:
Ljungby, Sweden
Height:
184
Weight:
83
Date signed:
8th August 2019
Debut:
17th August 2019 v Norwich City (A)
First Team Appearances:
20
Previous club:
Lagans AIK, Östers IF, Helsingborgs IF, Bologna, Amiens (loan), Amiens
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Emil Krafth
First Team Appearances 2021/2022
22

Goals
0
Big Chances
1
Fouls
23
Tackles
39
Interceptions
28
Minutes Played
1815
Tackles Won and lost
17 / 22
Duels Won and Lost
75 / 80
Aerial duels Won / Lost
31 / 41
Touches
1092
Interceptions
28
Clearances
51
Fouls
23

Cards

5 0

Goals

Left Foot
0
Right Foot
0
Head
0
Penalty
0
Short Balls
617 %
Long Balls
64 %
Pass success rate
69.20
Total Passes
681
Key Passses
6
Crosses
24
Shots on Target
4
Shots off Target
3
Blocks
0

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