Mikel Merino

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Mikel Merino
83

43.3

M.€

8

26

years

MID

Profile of Mikel Merino

Season 2022/23

Competitive matches
24
Matches
played
1783'
Minutes
played
2
0.1
Goals/90'
7
0.35
Assists/90
5/0
0.25
Cards/90'
Mikel Merino
Mikel Merino Zazon
26
years
Spain
Spain
78
kgs
MID
position
188
cms
8
shirt number
43.3
M.€
83
ELO
Personal data
Date of birth
22 June 1996
Place of birth
Pamplona
Country of birth
Spain Spain
Continent of birth
Europe
Region of birth
Europa del Sur
Nacionalidad(es)
Spain
Status
Position
MID (Midfielder)
Dominant foot
Left
ELO
83
Potential
86
Career
Current club
R. Sociedad team
Main competition
La Liga La Liga
Previous club
Newcastle team
Previous competition
Premier League team
Most common shirt number
8
Other shirt numbers
24, 23, 14, 20, 22, 17, 15, 16, 6
Time in youth team
CD Amigó

List of clubs played for

Teams Season MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
2022/23
24 2 7 5 0 24 22 2 1783' 32 M. 6.9 84
Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey
3 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 129' 26 31.8 M. 5.4 83
Europa League
Europa League
5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 364' 26 30.1 M. 5.7 84
La Liga
La Liga
16 1 7 5 0 16 15 1 1290' 26 33.7 M. 6.9 84
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
2021/22
43 4 2 9 0 43 42 1 3682' 34 M. 7 84
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
2020/21
36 2 6 7 0 36 35 1 3032' 28 M. 6.9 83
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
2019/20
43 6 1 11 0 43 41 2 3703' 22 M. 7.1 83
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
2018/19
32 4 3 9 1 32 25 7 2203' 4 M. 6.5 73
Newcastle
Newcastle
2017/18
25 1 1 4 0 25 15 10 1422' 6 M. 5.8 65
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
2016/17
9 0 0 1 0 9 2 7 309' 3 M. 4.6 66
Osasuna
Osasuna
2015/16
38 7 0 13 1 38 36 2 3256' 1 M. 7.2 68
Osasuna
Osasuna
2014/15
29 1 3 9 1 29 22 7 1824' 5.7 52
Osasuna Promesas
Osasuna Promesas
2013/14
3 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 168' 5.3 30
282 27 23 69 3 277 242 40 21382' - - -

Career with national team

Teams Year MP
MP GS MS MIN Age Pts. ELO
Spain
Spain
2021
5 0 1 0 0 5 0 5 71' 17 M. 4.4 84
UEFA Nations League
UEFA Nations League
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 20' 33.9 M. 4.1 82
WC Qual. Europe
WC Qual. Europe
0 0 1 0 0 3 0 3 51' 32.4 M. 4.6 84
Spain U-23
Spain U-23
2021
6 1 0 1 0 6 6 0 407' 33 M. 5.9
Spain
Spain
2020
6 0 1 1 0 6 4 2 384' 22 M. 5.4 79
Spain U-21
Spain U-21
2019
7 1 0 2 0 7 3 4 323' 5 M. 5.4 72
Spain U-21
Spain U-21
2018
3 0 2 1 0 3 3 0 270' 4 M. 6.3 63
Spain U-21
Spain U-21
2017
6 3 1 1 0 6 5 1 409' 6 M. 7.1 64
Spain U-21
Spain U-21
2016
4 0 0 1 0 4 4 0 360' 2 M. 5.9 67
Spain U-19
Spain U-19
2015
9 1 0 1 0 9 8 1 656' 6.4 50
Spain U-19
Spain U-19
2014
2 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 180' 6.2 39
48 6 5 8 0 48 35 13 3060' - - -

Career summary

Teams MP
Spain U-23
Spain U-23
6 1 0 1 0
Spain
Spain
11 0 2 1 0
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
178 18 19 41 1
Newcastle
Newcastle
25 1 1 4 0
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
9 0 0 1 0
Spain U-21
Spain U-21
20 4 3 5 0
Spain U-19
Spain U-19
11 1 0 1 0
Osasuna
Osasuna
67 8 3 22 2
Osasuna Promesas
Osasuna Promesas
3 0 0 1 0
330 33 28 77 3

Last matches

2023
Events Pts.
Copa del Rey
17 Jan
RSO
R. Sociedad
1-0
Mallorca
MLL
46'
5.9
Primera División
14 Jan
RSO
R. Sociedad
3-1
Athletic
ATH
90'
6.9
Primera División
08 Jan
ALM
Almería
0-2
R. Sociedad
RSO
72'
7.3
Copa del Rey
04 Jan
UDL
UD Logroñés
0-1
R. Sociedad
RSO
65'
6.2
2022
Events Pts.
Partidos Amistosos
10 Dec
RSO
R. Sociedad
1-1
Rayo Vallecano
RAY
46'
5.5

Competitions played in

Participation and performances
2022/23
La Liga
1
Goals
10 W
2 D
4 L
62.5% wins
2022/23
Copa del Rey
1
Goals
3 W
0 D
0 L
100% wins
2022/23
FT
Europa League
0
Goals
5 W
0 D
1 L
83.33% wins

Team's position in the competition

Matchday 19 PTS MP W D L GF GA GD
1
Barcelona
Barcelona 47 18 15 2 1 37 6 +31
2
Real Madrid
Real Madrid 42 18 13 3 2 38 16 +22
3
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad 39 19 12 3 4 28 18 +10
4
Atlético
Atlético 34 19 10 4 5 28 16 +12
5
Villarreal
Villarreal 31 19 9 4 6 21 14 +7
Champions League
Europa League
Europa Conference League
Relegation
Position on the pitch
Main position
Central midfielder 95%
Other positions
  • Central defensive midfielder 5%
CM
CDM
Campo de Fútbol

Attributes

74
Tempo
73
Shot
80
Pass
79
Dribble
66
Defender
81
Physical
Instinct
Shot with the outside of the foot
Injuries/Suspensions
  • Cause: Muscle injury
    Return date: Mid February 2023

Rating progression

83
Osasuna
Newcastle
R. Sociedad
Highest value in career
84 (2021)
Rankings
General
159º
Age
By country
13º es
By position
43º MID
By position
30º MC MC

Evolution of market value

30.32 M € ▼ -1.59
Osasuna
Newcastle
R. Sociedad
Highest value in career
32M (2022)
Rankings
General
306º
Age
27º
By country
24º es
By position
101º MF
By position
75º MC MC
Contract information
Agent
Bahía Internacional
Provider
Adidas
Start of contract
12-07-2018
Contract expiration
30-06-2025
Latest renewal
22-07-2020
Market value
43.3M€
Transfers
transfer
TM value
50M€
CIES value
25M€
Release clause
30M€
Salary
2.5M€ annual

Latest transfers

Season. Date
Origin Destination Cost
2018/19 12-07-2018
Newcastle
Newcastle
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
12 M € Transfer
2017/18 01-07-2018
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
Newcastle
Newcastle
7 M € Transfer
2018/19 30-06-2018
Newcastle
Newcastle
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
End of loan

Professional performance

Average number of goals
Current season 24
2
0.08
83
Calendar year 4
0
83
Last 6 months 24
2
0.08
83
Last 365 days 43
3
0.07
84
Last 3 years 138
13
0.09
81
Last 5 years 207
19
0.09
78
Career 322
30
0.09
73

Teammates

Player rating and role
Álex Remiro
GK
Álex Remiro
84
1
A. Sørloth
F
A. Sørloth
83
5
R. Le Normand
D
R. Le Normand
82
-1
D. Silva
MF
D. Silva
81
0
Zubimendi
MF
Zubimendi
80
3
U. Sadiq
F
U. Sadiq
80
3

Historical performance in clubs

By teams Season. MP GS Min.
Osasuna Promesas
Osasuna Promesas
1 3 2 168' 0 1
B. Dortmund
B. Dortmund
1 9 2 309' 0 1
Newcastle
Newcastle
1 25 15 1422' 1 4
Osasuna
Osasuna
2 67 58 5080' 8 24
R. Sociedad
R. Sociedad
5 178 165 14403' 18 42
Spain
Spain
2 11 4 455' 0 1
Spain U-21
Spain U-21
3 16 11 1065' 1 4
Spain U-19
Spain U-19
1 8 7 566' 1 1
Spain U-23
Spain U-23
1 5 5 351' 1 1
By competition Season. MP GS Min.
La Liga
La Liga
5 141 132 11548' 14 37
Second Division
Second Division
2 63 54 4726' 5 23
Tercera Division
Tercera Division
1 3 2 168' 0 1
Bundesliga
Bundesliga
1 8 2 291' 0 1
Premier League
Premier League
1 24 14 1342' 1 4
Europa League
Europa League
3 19 19 1575' 1 3
WC Qual. Europe
WC Qual. Europe
1 3 0 51' 0 0
Copa del Rey
Copa del Rey
5 17 13 1190' 3 2
Supercopa
Supercopa
1 1 1 90' 0 0
FA Cup
FA Cup
1 1 1 80' 0 0
DFB Pokal
DFB Pokal
1 1 0 18' 0 0
UEFA EC U21
UEFA EC U21
2 7 2 256' 0 2
UEFA EC U19
UEFA EC U19
1 5 5 369' 1 1
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
1 5 5 351' 1 1
International Friendly
International Friendly
1 1 0 44' 0 0
Segunda Play-Offs
Segunda Play-Offs
1 4 4 354' 3 1
U21 EC Qualifying
U21 EC Qualifying
2 9 9 809' 1 2
European U19 Championship qualifying
European U19 Championship qualifying
1 3 2 197' 0 0
UEFA Nations League
UEFA Nations League
1 7 4 360' 0 1

Teams played for

Osasuna Promesas
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Osasuna Promesas
1 season
0
3
B. Dortmund
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B. Dortmund
1 season
0
9
Newcastle
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Newcastle
1 season
1
25
Osasuna
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Osasuna
2 season
8
67
R. Sociedad
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R. Sociedad
5 season
18
178
Spain
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Spain
2 season
0
11
Spain U-21
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Spain U-21
3 season
1
16
Spain U-19
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Spain U-19
1 season
1
8
Spain U-23
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Spain U-23
1 season
1
5

For the national team

Spain
11 caps for España
6 caps for España Sub 23
20 caps for España Sub 21
11 caps for España Sub 19
0
Average number of goals
0
2
1
0
Other information
Times called up
12
Matches as a starter
4
Off the bench
7
Debut
03/09/2020
Age on debut
24 years
Last match
14/11/2021
Age in last game
25 years

Teammates in the national team

Player rating and role
Rodri
MF
Rodri
86
3
Unai Simón
GK
Unai Simón
85
-1
Pau
D
Pau
85
-3
Á. Morata
F
Á. Morata
84
0
Jordi Alba
D
Jordi Alba
83
-4
Koke
MF
Koke
82
-3

Most important achievements

Milestones and events on this day