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    LILLE, FRANCE - JULY 01: Gareth Bale of Wales and Jason Denayer of Belgium compete for the ball during the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter final match between Wales and Belgium at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on July 1, 2016 in Lille, France. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
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    SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Sunderland player Jason Denayer in action during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Leicester City at Stadium of Light on December 3, 2016 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
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Jason Denayer

Jason Grégory Marianne Denayer (born 28 June 1995) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Olympique Lyonnais and the Belgium national side.

He made his professional debut while on loan at Celtic, being named the PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year after helping them win the Scottish Premiership and Scottish League Cup. He then spent the following season on loan at Galatasaray, helping them win the Turkish Cup.

He played several times for Belgium at Under-19 and Under-21 levels, before making his full senior debut in March 2015. He was named in Belgium’s 23-man squad for Euro 2016 and made one appearance, playing in their quarter-final tie against Wales.

Personal information
Full name Jason Grégory Marianne Denayer
Date of birth 28 June 1995 
Place of birth Jette, Belgium
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Centre-back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 5
Youth career
2003–2006 FC Ganshoren
2006–2008 Anderlecht
2008–2013 JMG Academy
2013–2014 Manchester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 Manchester Chttps://www.mancity.com/ity 0 (0)
2014–2015 → Celtic (loan) 29 (5)
2015–2016 → Galatasaray (loan) 17 (0)
2016–2017 → Sunderland (loan) 24 (0)
2017–2018 → Galatasaray (loan) 22 (0)
2018– Lyon 0 (0)
National team
2013–2014 Belgium U19 9 (0)
2014–2016 Belgium U21 3 (1)
2015– Belgium 8 (0)

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