JORDI CRUYFF

 
Full Name               Jordi Cruyff Date of Birth         9th February 1974
Position                  Forward/Winger Place of Birth        Barcelona, Spain
Squad Number        14 Height                   6' 1"
Career History
Season 1998-99
Jordi Cruyff son of the legendary Johan began his playing career with local team Ajax, before joining Barcelona, where his father was manager. After impressive games at the Nou Camp and Euro 96 Alex Ferguson brought him to Old Trafford in August 1996.

His debut was away at Wimbledon and overall his first  season at United was mixed. He never got a good run in the team because of injury,although he won a Premier League Championship medal in 1997.Since then he has stuggled to keep a regular place in the team and the 97-98 season was ruined by injury.

After scoring goals against Southampton and Derby, Jordi joined Spanish club Celta Vigo on loan in January 1999.He will return for United's 1999-2000 season.







 

Appearances with United 1996-99

Total   League                14 (12) 
Total   FA Cup                 0 
Total   League Cup         4 
Total   Europe                 3 (4)

Goals scored  with United 1996-99

Total   League                
Total   FA Cup                0
Total   League Cup        0
Total   Europe                0

 Total                             21 (16) Total                               5
Strengths

    Versatility
    He can play up front or on either wing.

    Speed-
    Jordi is one of the faster players around.

 

Weaknesses

    Shooting
    Can be wasteful of too many goalscoring 
    opportunities.