Axel Tuanzebe

Squad No. 38
Date of Birth November 14, 1997
Age 25
Height 186cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Bunia
Previous Clubs Manchester United U18

Axel Tuanzebe is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for English Premier League club Manchester United. He’s represented England at under-19, under-20 along with under-21 levels.

Tuanzebe was correlated with the Manchester United academy by the age of eight. He had been an associate of Milk Cup winning youth sides in 2013 and 2014. In May 2015, Tuanzebe won the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award. Academy coach Paul McGuinness noted that Tuanzebe has been the very first first-year scholar to captain the under-18 side since Gary Neville.

On 31 October 2015, Tuanzebe was named on the saddle seat for a game against Crystal Palace in the Premier League, the first time he had been part of a first-team squad.

On 29 January 2017, Tuanzebe made his Manchester United debut like a 68th-minute replacement, substituting Timothy Fosu-Mensah throughout 4-0 FA Cup success over Wigan Athletic at Old Trafford. Four days after, he extended his contract at Manchester United until 2020, with the alternative of a further year. On 7 May 2017, Tuanzebe launched a senior match for the very first time, at a 2–0 defeat against Arsenal in the Premier League. He won the Denzil Haroun Reserve Team Player of the Year award in May 2017.