Mikel Merino

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Mikel Merino
86

41.16

M.€

8

28

years

CM

Profile of Mikel Merino

Current transfer news

Rumour
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Rumour: Arsenal would like to sign Mikel Merino from Real Sociedad

Performance in the last match

EURO, 6 days ago
Mikel Merino
Mikel Merino Zazon
28
years
ESP
Spain
78
kgs
Mid
position
189
cms
8
shirt number
41.16
M.€
86
ELO

Born on 22 June 1996 in Pamplona (Navarra)

Personal data
Country of birth
Spain Spain
Preferred foot
Left foot
Continent of birth
Europe
Region of birth
Southern Europe
Career details
Status
Very high
Current club
Real Sociedad Real Sociedad
Current competition
LaLiga LaLiga
Previous club
Newcastle Newcastle
Previous competition
Premier League Premier League
Historic team
Real Sociedad Real Sociedad
Historical competition
LaLiga LaLiga
Most common shirt number
8
Other shirt numbers
6, 20, 17, 23, 14, 16

Form in last matches

Competitions played in

Participation and performances
LaLiga
0%
Wins

Team's position in the competition

Matchday 38 PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
4
Atlético
Atlético 76 38 24 4 10 70 43 +27
5
Athletic
Athletic 68 38 19 11 8 61 37 +24
6
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad 60 38 16 12 10 51 39 +12
7
Real Betis
Real Betis 57 38 14 15 9 48 45 +3
8
Villarreal
Villarreal 53 38 14 11 13 65 65 0

Position on the pitch

Main position
Midfielder 95%
Other positions
  • Defensive midfielder 5%
CM
CDM
Football pitch

Attributes

73
pace
74
shot
81
pass
79
Dribbling
66
defence
81
physical

Rating progression

86 ▲ 2
327 14
1887 14
530 16
1796 17
2120 18
Highest value in career
87 (2024)
Rankings
General
147º
Age
15º
By country
9º
By position
38º MF
By position
26º CM CM

Evolution of market value

41 M€ ▲ 7.5
327 14
1887 14
530 16
1796 17
2120 18
Highest value in career
41M (2024)
Rankings
General
152º
Age
By country
9º
By position
44º MF
By position
37º CM CM
Contract information
Provider
Adidas
Agent
Bahía Internacional
Start of contract
12/07/2018
End of contract
30/06/2025
LAST YEAR OF CONTRACT
Contract length
20/07/2031
Buy-out clause
30M€

Past signings

Season. Date
Origin Destination Cost
18/19 12/07/2018
Newcastle
Newcastle
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
12M Transfer
17/18 01/07/2018
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
Newcastle
Newcastle
7M Transfer
18/19 30/06/2018
Newcastle
Newcastle
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
End of loan
17/18 28/07/2017
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
Newcastle
Newcastle
3M Loan
16/17 01/07/2016
Osasuna
Osasuna
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
4M Transfer
Total amount of money in transfer dealings 33M

Professional performance

Average number of goals
Calendar year 33
7
0.21
86
Last 6 months 29
6
0.21
86
Last 365 days 58
10
0.17
85
Last 3 years 158
18
0.11
83
Last 5 years 243
26
0.11
81
Career 403
41
0.1
75

List of clubs played for

Teams Season MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
2023/24
45 8 5 14 0 45 39 6 3585' 27 7.1 85
LaLiga
LaLiga
32 5 3 10 0 32 27 5 2484' 27 6.9 85
Champions League
Champions League
7 2 1 2 0 7 7 0 630' 27 6.7 84
Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey
6 1 1 2 0 6 5 1 471' 27 5.9 85
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
2022/23
43 3 9 6 1 43 37 6 3173' 26 6.7 82
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
2021/22
43 4 2 9 0 43 42 1 3682' 25 6.9 82
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
2019/20
43 6 1 11 0 43 41 2 3703' 24 7 75
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
2020/21
36 2 6 7 0 36 35 1 3062' 24 6.7 80

Teammates

Player rating and role
Álex Remiro
GK
Álex Remiro
90
2
R. Le Normand
D
R. Le Normand
86
1
M. Zubimendi
MF
M. Zubimendi
86
3
M. Oyarzabal
F
M. Oyarzabal
85
3
Hamari Traoré
D
Hamari Traoré
85
2
Igor Zubeldia
D
Igor Zubeldia
85
3
Brais Méndez
MF
Brais Méndez
84
1
Take Kubo
F
Take Kubo
81
0
Aihen Muñoz
D
Aihen Muñoz
78
3
S. Becker
F
S. Becker
78
-1
A. Barrenetxea
F
A. Barrenetxea
74
5
A. Zakharyan
MF
A. Zakharyan
74
1
Jon Pacheco
D
Jon Pacheco
72
3
Robert Navarro
MF
Robert Navarro
71
10
A. Elustondo
D
A. Elustondo
71
-3
Umar Sadiq
F
Umar Sadiq
70
-1
B. Turrientes
MF
B. Turrientes
68
9
C. Fernández
F
C. Fernández
63
1
J. Karrikaburu
F
J. Karrikaburu
62
3

Historical performance in clubs

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
6 242 219 19408' 27 58
Osasuna
Osasuna
2 67 58 5080' 8 24
Newcastle
Newcastle
1 25 15 1422' 1 4
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
1 9 2 309' 0 1
Osasuna Promesas
Osasuna Promesas
1 3 2 168' 0 1
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
LaLiga
LaLiga
6 190 172 15242' 20 49
Segunda
Segunda
2 63 54 4726' 5 23
Premier League
Premier League
1 24 14 1342' 1 4
Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey
6 23 18 1661' 4 4
Europa League
Europa League
3 21 21 1755' 1 3

Teams played for

Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad
6 season
27
242
Osasuna
Osasuna
2 season
8
67
Newcastle
Newcastle
1 season
1
25
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
1 season
0
9
Osasuna Promesas
Osasuna Promesas
1 season
0
3

For the national team

3850
28 times at International
6 times at U23
20 times at U21
11 times at U19
2
Average number of goals
0.07
3
2
0
Other information
Times called up
33
Matches as a starter
12
Off the bench
16
Debut
3/9/2020
Age on debut
24.2 years old
Last match
14/7/2024
Age in last game
28.1 years old

Career with national team

Teams Year MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Spain
Spain
2024
9 1 0 0 0 9 2 7 265' 28 5 85
EURO
EURO
1 1 0 0 0 7 1 6 146' 28 5 85
International Friendly
International Friendly
1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 119' 27 4.6 86
Spain
Spain
2023
8 1 1 1 0 8 6 2 459' 27 5.8 83
Spain
Spain
2021
5 0 1 0 0 5 0 5 71' 25 4.4 81
Spain U23
Spain U23
2021
5 1 0 1 0 5 5 0 351' 25 6.1 80
Spain
Spain
2020
6 0 1 1 0 6 4 2 384' 24 5.3 79

Teammates in the national team

Player rating and role
Koke
MF
Koke
93
0
Pau Torres
D
Pau Torres
90
0
D. De Gea
GK
D. De Gea
90
0
Á. Morata
F
Á. Morata
89
0
David Raya
GK
David Raya
89
0
M. Oyarzabal
F
M. Oyarzabal
88
0
C. Azpilicueta
D
C. Azpilicueta
88
0
Rodri
MF
Rodri
87
0
Unai Simón
GK
Unai Simón
87
0
Jordi Alba
D
Jordi Alba
87
0
Nico Williams
F
Nico Williams
86
0
Dani Carvajal
D
Dani Carvajal
86
0
A. Laporte
D
A. Laporte
86
0
M. Llorente
MF
M. Llorente
86
0
Sergio Busquets
MF
Sergio Busquets
85
0
Pablo Sarabia
F
Pablo Sarabia
84
0
José Gayà
D
José Gayà
84
0
Fabián
MF
Fabián
83
0
Dani Olmo
MF
Dani Olmo
83
0

Performances for the national team

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Spain
Spain
4 28 12 1179' 2 2
Spain U21
Spain U21
4 16 11 1065' 1 4
Spain U19
Spain U19
1 8 7 566' 1 1
Spain U23
Spain U23
1 5 5 351' 1 1
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
UEFA Nations League
UEFA Nations League
3 9 5 446' 0 1
U21 EC Qualifying
U21 EC Qualifying
3 9 9 809' 1 2
EURO
EURO
1 7 1 146' 1 0
UEFA EC U21
UEFA EC U21
2 7 2 256' 0 2
EC Qualifying
EC Qualifying
1 6 5 373' 1 1

Titles

  • German cup winner
    German cup winner
  • European Under-19 champion
    European Under-19 champion
  • European Under-21 champion
    European Under-21 champion
  • Spanish cup winner
    Spanish cup winner
  • Second place at the Olympic Games
    Second place at the Olympic Games

Most important achievements

Milestones and events on this day
Debut in category
EURO
EURO
15 JUN. 24
27 years

Best performances