Cengiz Ünder

Squad No. 19
Date of Birth July 14, 1997
Age 24
Height 173cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Balikesir
Previous Clubs AS Roma

Cengiz Ünder (born 14 July 1997) is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a right winger for Premier League club Leicester City, on loan from Roma, and the Turkey national team.

Early career
Ünder began his professional career at Altinordu, and later transferred to Başakşehir.[2] In his breakout season with Başakşehir, Ünder established himself as one of the best players in the league, scoring 7 goals in 32 games in his debut season in the Süper Lig.


Ünder playing for Roma in 2018
On 16 July 2017, he became a Roma player for a €13.4 million fee. He scored his first goal for Roma in a 1–0 win over Hellas Verona in the Serie A on 4 February 2018. In the same month, he marked his Champions League debut with a goal; the opener in a 1–2 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in the first leg of the first round of knockout fixtures, becoming the youngest Turkish player ever to score in the Champions League.

Leicester City (loan)
On 20 September 2020, Ünder signed for Premier League club Leicester City on a season-long loan, with the option of a permanent transfer. He made his club debut in a 3–0 defeat to West Ham United, coming on as a substitute. On 25 October 2020, he made his first goal contribution for Leicester when he assisted Jamie Vardy’s winning goal in a 1–0 away win over Arsenal which ended Leicester’s 47 year wait for a victory away at Arsenal. On 10 December 2020, Ünder scored his first Leicester goal in a 2–0 home win over AEK Athens in the UEFA Europa League.