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Sean Longstaff

Position:
Midfielder
Date signed:
9th August 2018

North Shields-born Longstaff usually plays in a deep-lying position in midfield, but is also capable of playing in the number ten role.

He made his Under-18 debut in April 2014 and his progress since has been rapid, with the youngster becoming a regular – and impressive – performer in the Magpies’ second string.

In January 2017, Longstaff joined Scottish Premiership side Kilmarnock on loan until the end of the 2016/17 season alongside teammates Freddie Woodman and Cal Roberts.

After returning to Tyneside, his signature was in demand once again and he signed for Blackpool on loan at the start of the 2017/18 campaign.

After scoring nine times in League One, he was given a chance in pre-season by Rafa Benítez in the following pre-season campaign and scored against St. Patrick's Athletic in United's opening friendly.

Longstaff made his competitive first team debut against Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup in August 2018, before making his Premier League debut as a second-half substitute against Liverpool at Anfield the following December.

His first goal for the senior side followed in an FA Cup win at Blackburn Rovers a month later, before his hugely impressive breakthrough campaign was halted by a knee injury in March 2019.

Since returning to fitness, he has remained a key part of the United squad, lining up in midfield alongside his younger brother, Matty, numerous times during the 2019/20 campaign.

Full Name:
Sean Longstaff
Position:
Midfielder
Squad Number:
36
Nationality:
English
Date of birth:
30th October 1997
Place of birth:
North Shields, England
Height:
180
Weight:
65
Date signed:
9th August 2018
Debut:
26th December 2018 v Liverpool (A)
First Team Appearances:
30
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Sean Longstaff
First Team Appearances 2021/2022
26

Goals
1
Big Chances
0
Fouls
17
Tackles
59
Interceptions
13
Minutes Played
1611
Tackles Won and lost
37 / 22
Duels Won and Lost
100 / 104
Aerial duels Won / Lost
36 / 19
Touches
923
Interceptions
13
Clearances
19
Fouls
17

Cards

1 0

Goals

Left Foot
0
Right Foot
1
Head
0
Penalty
0
Short Balls
575 %
Long Balls
91 %
Pass success rate
76.83
Total Passes
666
Key Passses
7
Crosses
13
Shots on Target
7
Shots off Target
13
Blocks
0

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