Player Profiles: Almen Abdi

Personal Information

Full name Almen Abdi
Date of birth (1986-10-21) 21 October 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Prizren, Kosovo
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder

 

Years Team Apps (Goals)
2003–2009 Zürich 132 (31)
2009–2010 Le Mans 13 (0)
2010–2013 Udinese 42 (0)
2012–2013 Watford(loan) 38 (12)
2013–2016 Watford 77 (13)
2016– Sheffield Wednesday 16 (1)
National team
2007–2008 Switzerland U21 5 (0)
2008– Switzerland 6 (0

During the course of his career, Abdi has played in 5 different leagues, making 356 appearances and scoring 66 goals.

He made his senior Switzerland international debut against Cyprus on 20 August 2008.

On 24 April 2011, while playing for Udinese, Abdi was targeted by burglars and his possessions were stolen.

FACT: He is good friends with compatriot and ex-Udinese teammate Gökhan Inler.

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