Oriol Romeu

Oriol Romeu is a Spanish midfielder player who plays for Southampton. Born in Catalonia on 25th September 1991, Romeu joined Espanyol aged ten before joining the famous La Masia academy at Barcelona. The commanding defensive midfielder was handed his senior debut by Luis Enrique during the 2008/09 season for the Barcelona ‘B’ team, before helping the side win promotion to La Liga 2 the following season. In August 2010, Pep Guardiola gave Romeu his full Barca debut in the Spanish Super Cup against Sevilla, before signing for Chelsea a year later. He made his debut in September 2011 and was an unused substitute in the UEFA Champions League final win over Bayern Munich. Two seasons out on loan at Valencia, in 2013/14, and VfB Stuttgart in 2014/15 preceded a permanent £5m switch to Southampton in August 2015. Romeu has represented Spain at U21 and was named in the U23 squad for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

 Position:
Defensive Midfielder
  Country:
Spain
  Age:
28
  Birth Place:
Ulldecona
  Preferred Foot:
Right
 Position:
Defensive Midfielder
  Country:
Spain
  Age:
28
  Birth Place:
Ulldecona
  Preferred Foot:
Right

Oriol Romeu is a Spanish midfielder player who plays for Southampton. Born in Catalonia on 25th September 1991, Romeu joined Espanyol aged ten before joining the famous La Masia academy at Barcelona. The commanding defensive midfielder was handed his senior debut by Luis Enrique during the 2008/09 season for the Barcelona ‘B’ team, before helping the side win promotion to La Liga 2 the following season. In August 2010, Pep Guardiola gave Romeu his full Barca debut in the Spanish Super Cup against Sevilla, before signing for Chelsea a year later. He made his debut in September 2011 and was an unused substitute in the UEFA Champions League final win over Bayern Munich. Two seasons out on loan at Valencia, in 2013/14, and VfB Stuttgart in 2014/15 preceded a permanent £5m switch to Southampton in August 2015. Romeu has represented Spain at U21 and was named in the U23 squad for the 2012 London Olympic Games.