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|Player’s Name||Jeremy Doku|
|Current Club||Stade Rennais|
|Position of Play||Right-wing|
|Net Worth||1-5 Million dollars|
|Market Value||28.6 Million dollars|
|Height||1.71m/ 5ft. 7in|
|Age||19 years old|
|Place of Birth||Borgerhout, Belgium|
|Date of Birth||May 27, 2002|
|Agent||ICM Stellar Sports|
Jeremy Doku is a footballer who plays his club football in France for Stade Rennais in Ligue I and his National team in Belgium. The youngster who is compared to his countryman Eden Hazard was born in Borgerhout, Belgium on May 27, 2002, just four days before the World Cup.
He began his football career at Olympic Deurne in 2007 where he was until 2009 when he joined Beerschot and after three years, he joined Anderlecht youths in 2012 at the age of 10 years where he established himself to an extent he represented the senior team.
Aged 16 years, he debuted on November 25, 2018, in a 4-2 defeat by Sint Truiden in the first tier of the Belgium League-Jupiter Pro. He scored his first league goal and an assist on December 1, 2019, against KV Oostende, however, they lost the game 3-2. In his 37 appearances for the club, he registered 7 assists and scored six goals across all competitions.
For 26 million pounds, Stade Rennais signed Doku on a five years deal on October 5, 2020. He made his debut against Dijon in a 1-1 on October 16, 2020, and scored his first Ligue 1 goal against Marseille on December 16, 2020. In his first season, he made 37 appearances and scored two goals.
For his country Belgium, he began playing at the U15 when he was 14 years under Joric Vandendndriessche, he scored two goals in his five games. In September 2017, Bob Browaeys included him in the U16 where he scored three goals in 10 games.
Thereafter in May 2018, Thierry Siquet the U17 coach named him when he was 15 years, in 16 appearances, he scored six goals. He then joined U21 with whom he scored one goal in four games before joining the senior team.
Aged 18 years, 3 months, and 9 days, Doku finally made his breakthrough to the senior team on September 5, 2020, under Roberto Martinez. He made his debut in EUFA Nations League 2-0 win over Denmark on September 5, 202o, and scored his first goals three days later in a 5-1 win over Iceland. In the UEFA EURO 2020, he played one group stage game against Finland and started in the 2-1 quarterfinals defeat by Italy.
Doku Market value and Net worth
The right-winger’s value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Doku has a market value of 28.6 million dollars. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 1.1m dollars as of December 2018 when he was 16 years old playing at Anderlecht.
Doku has an estimated net worth of between 1-5 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.
Family, relationship, weight, and height
Jeremy Doku was born to his parents David Doku who used to be an athlete and Belinda Doku in Borgerhout that is found in Antwerp, Belgium. He is not the only child in his family, they are four siblings him coming as a second born. They descended from Ghana a West African Country.
Noting that the place they grew in was the second largest town with challenges of crime and trafficking, their parents must have played their role well as they grew up only concentrating on their studies and he focus on his football career as well.
More so, he was advantaged in his football career as his home was just a few meters from Bosuil stadium something that might have worked in his favor, and his brother Jefferson was a footballer as well. In terms of body complexion, he is 1.71m tall and weighs 69kg.
Globally, Doku ranks at 267 among all players in the world. In his country Belgium, Doku is number 9. Looking on how he sits at the club level and the Ligue 1, he settles for position one at Stade Rennais and position 25 in the Ligue 1 respectively.
On the right-wing, which is his main position of play, he ranks at number 26. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 2000, Doku stands at position 8. This ranking is however subject to change from time to time.
FIFA 22 rating.
Doku has an overall rating of 80 with the potential of 85. He rates with five stars in skill moves and four stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of two. His work rate is high/low. In terms of traits, he is an acrobat, dribbler, and speedster.
In the attack, the score is 72 for crossing, finishing 85, heading53, short pass 75, and volleys 50. For movement, the scorers are 93 for acceleration, sprint speed of 90, agility 93, reactions 74, and balance 87.
A look at skills the scores are dribbling 91, Curve 74, FK accuracy 58, long pass 64, and ball control 83. Power the scores are; shot power 82, jumping 73, stamina 74, strength 66, and long shots 70.
At defense, defense awareness is 28, standing tackle 18, and sliding tackle of 23. Mental scores are 36 for aggression, interceptions 17, attacking position 72, vision 73, penalties 58, and composure 80.
When the transfer windows open, clubs get the chance to scout and sign players they feel will bring an impact on the strength of the squad. Kulusevski has been one of the many that have had interclub transfers. His transfer history dates back to July 1, 2012, when his first transfer happened as he joined Anderlecht Youths on a free transfer from Beerschot Youths.
After joining the Anderlecht youths, Doku went on to establish himself and represent the club and different levels playing at U17, U21 and on July 1, 2019, for 2.2 million dollars, he signed for RSC Anderlecht and after a year, French club Stade Rennais acquired his signature for 9.9 million dollars.
Position and style of play
The main position of play for Doku is on the right-wing. However, he also performs well on the left wing. In terms of his style of play, Doku is a great dribbler with promising creative abilities, at Rennes, only Raphina had more than him but the youngster’s ceiling is very high.
Before he joined Stade Rennais Liverpool manager had identified him as a potential successor of Sadio Mane but the deal did not materialize. With Rapinha departure for Premier League Leeds United, Doku remained the hope for Rennais and big boots to fill.
All this shows the kind of player he is and the capability that he possesses looking at the future. He can carry the team going forward and build up counter-attacks and into the finishing position with his techniques. His speed is compared to that of Kylian Mbappe and Alphonso Davies and he is agile with great balance.
Salary and contract
Jeremy Doku joined Ligue 1 club Stade Rennais from Anderlecht on October 5, 2020, on a five-year deal with his contract running until June 30, 2025, when it will expire. Jeremy Doku pockets a salary of 17,810 dollars a week totaling 926,120 per year at Stade Rennais.
- October 20, 2020, Doku had his taste of the European competitions featuring in 1-1 with Krasnodar in Champions League under Julien Stephan when he was 18 years, 4 months and 23 days.
- EUFA Europa Conference League Qualifiers debut for Doku was on August 19, 2021 under Bruno Genesio in a 1-1 draw at Home with Krasnodar, he was 19 years, 2 months, and 23 days.
- He made his Ligue 1 debut for Stade Rennais on October 16, 2020 under Julien Stephan in a 1-1 draw with Dijon at the age of 18 years, 4 days, and 29 days.
- At Anderlecht, under Hein Vanhaezebrouck, he debuted in Jupiter Pro League aged 16 years, 5 months and 29 days in a 4-2 loss to Sint-Truidense on November 25, 2018.