Benito Raman

Squad No. 9
Date of Birth November 7, 1994
Age 28
Height 172cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Gent
Previous Clubs F. Düsseldorf

Benito Raman (born 7 November 1994) is Belgian footballer who currently plays as a striker for German club Schalke 04.

At the age of 4 he started playing football at Cercle Melle. He would stay there for only 6 months. In 2001, at a local tournament organised by KFC Semmerzake, Raman was named the best player of the tournament. This caught the attention from Gent.

After 8 years playing in Gent’s youth teams, Raman made his debut against Zulte Waregem, replacing Tim Smolders in the 91st minute. In February 2012, Raman chose to stay in Ghent, despite reported interest from Inter Milan, Aston Villa and Hoffenheim.

Standard Liège
On 27 July 2016, Raman signed a four-year deal with Standard Liège.

Fortuna Düsseldorf
On 31 August 2017, Raman was lent to Fortuna Düsseldorf until 2018.

In January 2018, the loan was extended by another season until summer 2019.

In March 2018, Fortuna Düsseldorf announced they had exercised the option to sign Raman permanently on a contract until 2022, for a fee of around €1.50M.

Schalke 04
On 5 July 2019, Raman joined Schalke 04 on a five-year contract, for a fee of around €6.50M.