Florian Lejeune

Squad No. 22
Date of Birth May 20, 1991
Age 31
Height 190cm
Position Defender
Birthplace Paris
Previous Clubs Newcastle

Florian Grégoire Claude Lejeune (born 20 May 1991) is a French professional footballer who plays as a defender for Spanish club Deportivo Alavés, on loan from English club Newcastle United.

He is capable of playing as either a defender or a midfielder, but plays mostly as a centre-back.

Lejeune joined Villarreal ahead of the 2011–12 season after spending one season with Agde in the Championnat de France amateur and two seasons with Istres in Ligue 2.

On 4 July 2017, Lejeune joined Newcastle United on a five-year contract. In April 2019, he was ruled out of the rest of the 2018–19 season with a knee injury. Lejeune scored both of his first two goals for Newcastle in injury time of a 2–2 draw with Everton on 21 January 2020.

On 11 September 2020, Lejeune signed for Deportivo Alavés on a one-year loan deal.