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Sead Kolašinac
Sead Kolašinac
Personal information
Full name Sead Kolašinac
Date of birth 20 June 1993 (1993-06-20) (age 27)
Place of birth    Karlsruhe, Germany Germany
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Left-back / Left midfielder
Club information
Current club England Arsenal
Number 31
Youth clubs
2001–2009
2009–2010
2010
2011–2012
Germany Karlsruher SC
Germany TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Germany VfB Stuttgart
Germany Schalke 04
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2012–2015
2012–2017
2017–
Germany Schalke 04 II
Germany Schalke 04
England Arsenal
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National team
2011
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013–
Germany Germany U18
Germany Germany U19
Germany Germany U20
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Sead Kolašinac (born 20 June 1993) is a Bosnian professional footballer who plays as a left-back for the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. He is a free agent, following the completion of his contract with Schalke 04 in June 2017, and will join English Premier League club Arsenal in the summer of 2017, pending the completion of "all regulatory processes."

On June 6, 2017, English Premier League club Arsenal confirmed the signing of Kolašinac on a free transfer following, pending the "completion of all regulatory processes." He was announced as Arsenal's first summer signing for the upcoming season.

Personal life

Kolašinac was born in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, to Bosniak parents. His father, Faik, works at a Mercedes factory. Faik was born in Nikšić, SR Montenegro, to parents from Plav, SR Montenegro; the family moved to Čapljina, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1969, where Faik met his wife. The family, including Sead, are practising Muslims.

As well as having a German passport Kolašinac was given a Bosnian passport in 2013 and decided to play for the Bosnian national team.

External links

Arsenal FC
Arsenal F.C. squad - 2019–20

1 Leno · 2 Bellerín · 3 Tierney · 5 Papastathopoulos · 8 Ceballos · 9 Lacazette · 10 Özil · 11 Torreira · 14 Aubameyang · 15 Maitland-Niles · 16 Holding · 17 Cédric · 19 Pépé · 20 Mustafi · 21 Chambers · 22 Marí · 23 Luiz · 24 Nelson · 26 Martínez · 28 Willock · 29 Guendouzi · 30 Nketiah · 31 Kolašinac · 34 Xhaka · 35 Martinelli · 77 Saka ·

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Bosnia and Herzegovina – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Begović 2. Vršajević 3. Bičakčić 4. Spahić (c) 5. Kolašinac 6. Vranješ 7. Bešić 8. Pjanić 9. Ibišević 10. Misimović 11. Džeko 12. Fejzić 13. Mujdža 14. T. Sušić 15. Šunjić 16. Lulić 17. Ibričić 18. Medunjanin 19. Višća 20. Hajrović 21. Hadžić 22. Avdukić 23. Salihović

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