Young Center-back Jason Denayer

The passage will introduce the present footballer of Manchester City –Jason Denayer. He was born in Jette, Belgium in June 1995. As a center-back of Süper Lig club Galatasaray on loan from Premier League club Manchester City, he gradually cut a striking figure in many matches. During the term on loan to Celtic, he accomplished the first appearance with the football club, becoming the PFA Scotland Young Player of the Year for contributions to the football team in Scottish Premiership and Scottish League Cup. After this period, he then was loaned to Galatasaray, in which he help the football team grasping the title of the Turkish Cup.

For certain connections with JMG Academy, Lierse intended to sign Denayer while he refused the offer and starting to his trial with foreign football club Liverpool. In the end, they failed to sign an agreement for discrepancies among them. Then, he continued his trial with the football club Manchester City. In July 2013, he signed his first professional football agreement with Manchester City. From then on, he has started his playing career with the football club Manchester City. As the representative of the club, Denayer played for the club in UEFA Youth League eight times, striking in a 6-0 win against Bayern Munich. In addition, he also contributed the win in domestic matches where his team won the fourth place in the Professional U21 Development League, as well as reaching the final of the U21 Premier League Cup.

On 10 July 2015, the information of participating in the squad for the pre-season in Australia. Then, the footballer became a regular of Manchester City. As a significant football player of Celtic, he was loaned to Celtic with the help of Vincent Kompany and Patrick Vieira. During the period played with Celtic, he was regarded as one of Ronny Deila’s first major signings. In the first match with the football club, he won his first Celtic goal and was awarded the honor of man of the match in a 6-1 home win in the Scottish Premiership.

After four days, he played the first Champions League match in a 1-1 draw with Maribor. In September 2014, he won the second goal for the football club in a 2-1 win against Aberdeen. As an excellent professional defender, the footballer scored one more goals for Celtic in October 2014. Prior to the end of December, Denayer played 17 football matches for club Celtic in total, forming good partnership with teammates like Virgil van Dijk in central defence.

After several months’ cooperation, the Celtic club would like to the loan period of Denayer for his outstanding performances on football fields. Nevertheless, the footballer seems not like to extend his loan spell with Celtic. Compared with this Celtic, he would like to won his place at the football club Manchester City. In a 2-0 win of Celtic over Dundee United, Denayer won the first important trophy on 15 March 2015 at Hampden Park. In addition to the award, he also performs well in many respects.