Moussa Diaby | Playerprofile
Moussa Diaby was born on 7 July 1999 in Paris and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for Esperance Sportive Parisienne from 2009-2013, for Paris Saint-Germain FC from 2013-2018, for FC Crotone from 2018-2018, for Paris Saint-Germain FC from 2018-2019 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2019.
Current season 2020/21
In the current season, the 1.7m-tall forward has scored three goals and takes fifth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Kerem Demirbay. With seven assists, the player with the shirt number 19 currently has the 10th-most in the league together with Leroy Sané (FC Bayern München) and Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig). With 40 shots taken so far, the 21-year-old has had the second-most attempts on goal of any Bayer 04 Leverkusen player. Until now, he has been responsible for 35 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself second place within the statistics of his club. He was in the starting line-up in all previous 22 games of the season. Of these, Moussa Diaby won 10 games with his club.
Moussa Diaby is one of the strongest runners in the Bundesliga. His total number of sprints this season is 673 (rank 3). His maximum speed is currently 35.29 km/h, securing him 10th place in the league statistics.
Moussa Diaby played his last game on the 22nd matchday of the 2020/21 season (21 February 2021). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he played against FC Augsburg and tied with 1-1. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. Moussa Diaby shot at the opponent's goal a total of three times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 60 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 11 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win nine. Moussa Diaby covered a distance of 10.4 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he ran, like no other player in the game, a total of 34 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Moussa Diaby has played 50 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 26. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, he has put a total of eight balls in the net.