Name
Cheikhou Kouyate

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Born
1989 (34 years old)

Birth Place
Dakar, Senegal

Position
Defensive Midfield

Status
Active

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Team Number
8

Height
1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)

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Puma ONE 5.1 evoKnit

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Right

Agent
Unique Sports Management

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Free

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Sport
Soccer

Team
Nottingham Forest

2nd Team
Senegal

League
English Premier League

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Cheikhou Kouyaté (born 21 December 1989) is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder or centre-back for Nottingham Forest and the Senegal national team.

Kouyaté moved from Senegal to Belgium in 2006, having been offered a youth contract at RWDM Brussels. He played ten games before moving to Anderlecht aged 19, where he made 206 appearances and won the Belgian First Division A four times. In June 2014, he joined West Ham United of the Premier League, and four years later he transferred to Crystal Palace for an estimated £9.5 million.

Kouyaté represented the Senegal national team at the 2012 Olympics. He played at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and four Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, including Senegal's victory in 2021.


Season Stats
2 appearances in the current 2023-2024 Season


Career Honours

Africa Cup of Nations
2021

Senegal


Career Milestones


Former Youth Teams


Former Senior Teams

2007-2008

2008-2009 (Loan)

2008-2014

2014-2018

2018-2022


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Contracts

2018-2022

2022-2024


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