Five facts about Emiliano Sala

Club News
7 months ago

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1. Emiliano Sala began his playing career as a youth at Argentinian side Club Proyecto Crecer, before heading to France, signing for FC Girondins Bordeaux and making his debut for the club in 2012.

2. Following an impressive run of form while out on loan at SM Caen, FC Nantes bought the forward in July 2015.

3. Since the 2015-16 season, Sala has scored 42 goals for FC Nantes.

4. During his period at Nantes, in October 2018 the Italian-Argentinian became the first player to score a Ligue 1 hat-trick for the club since Mamadou Diallo’s against FC Sochaux-Montbéliard in 2006.

5. Sala has scored the third highest amount of goals in Ligue 1 this season! Only Kylian Mbappé and Nicolas Pepe have scored more, with 14 and 13 respectively. Of the 26 goals Nantes have scored this season, Sala has scored 12, and given two assists!