Melingo Kevin Mbabu | Playerprofile
Kevin Mbabu was born on 19 April 1995 in Chene-Bougeries and plays for VfL Wolfsburg. He played for Servette FC Genf from 2011-2013, for Newcastle United FC from 2013-2015, for Glasgow Rangers FC from 2015-2015, for Newcastle United FC from 2016-2016, for Berner SC Young Boys from 2016-2019 and has played for VfL Wolfsburg since 2019.
Current season 2020/21
With one assist, the 1.84m-tall defender presently has the 10th-most in his team along with Joao Victor, Maxence Lacroix and Josip Brekalo. In 14 of the previous 17 games of the season, the player with the shirt number 19 was in the starting line-up. Of these 17 games, he won 11 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for three games.
The 25-year-old is in sixth place in his team's internal ranking for both pass success rate (71.53 per cent) and tackle success rate (48.19 per cent).
Kevin Mbabu played his last game on the 28th matchday of the 2020/21 season (10 April 2021). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he lost to Eintracht Frankfurt 3-4. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, Kevin Mbabu had 76 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 34 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 16 – and therefore was more successful than any other player in this game. He was additionally able to make 23 successful passes. He covered a distance of 10.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 28 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Kevin Mbabu has played 37 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 18. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of VfL Wolfsburg. Here, Kevin Mbabu has put a total of three balls in the net.