Moussa Niakhate

28-Year-Old DefenderD
Lyon
Ligue 1

Senegal

Signs with Lyon
DLyon
July 4, 2024
Niakhate completed a move to Lyon from Nottingham Forest, the club announced.
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Niakhate's two seasons at Nottingham Forest never amounted to too much. The defender struggled to break into the starting XI, combining for 35 appearances (29 starts) in the Premier League. He will be looking for more playing time in the Lyon backline.
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Scores in loss
DNottingham Forest
February 25, 2024
Niakhate scored one goal to go with one shot (one on goal) in Saturday's 4-2 loss versus Aston Villa.
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Starts in Cup
DNottingham Forest
February 7, 2024
Niakhate got the start and played 90 minutes during Wednesday's 1-1 (5-3p) win over Bristol City in the FA Cup.
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Available Sunday
DNottingham Forest
February 2, 2024
Niakhate (AFCON) is available for Sunday's trip to Bournemouth, according to manager Nuno Espirito Santo.
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Ready for AFCON
DNottingham Forest
January 2, 2024
Niakhate was called up by Senegal for AFCON, ruling him out for at least three weeks.
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Eight clearances in win
DNottingham Forest
November 6, 2023
Niakhate recorded five tackles (four won), eight clearances and two interceptions in Sunday's 2-0 victory versus Aston Villa.
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Forest want to sign him
DFSV Mainz 05
June 17, 2022
Nottingham are keen on signing Niakhate, according to The Daily Mail.
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Nottingham Forest know they need to sign defensive reinforcements for the 2022-23 season and Niakhate sits quite high in the team's shortlist. He has been a regular starter in the Bundesliga and possesses the physical attributes to make an impact in the Premier League as well.
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