Jan Bednarek (born 12 April 1996) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Premier League club Southampton and the Poland national team.
In 2013, Bednarek made his Ekstraklasa debut for Lech Poznań, at the age of 17, against Piast Gliwice, in an eventual 2–0 win for the home side. The Polish under-21 international became an integral member of the squad, featuring 31 times and scoring once. He was loaned to Górnik Łęczna for the 2015–16 season, where he managed a total of 17 league appearances before returning to his parent club.
On 1 July 2017, Bednarek joined Southampton on a five-year deal, for a reported fee of £5 milion.
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