Ayoze Pérez

Ayoze Pérez

Position : Forward
Country: Spain
Age: 29
Birth Place: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Preferred Foot: Right

Ayoze Pérez is a Spanish forward, born on July 29, 1993, who plays for Leicester City. Pérez started his career with Tenerife and made his senior debut for their ‘B’ team. His best season for the club came in 2013-14 for the first team, as he was named Best Attacking Midfielder in the Segunda División.

His performances drew interest from Barcelona and Real Madrid, but the Spaniard joined Newcastle United in summer 2014. After five seasons at St. James' Park, netting 48 times in 195 outings, he joined Leicester City for a reported £30million. Pérez scored his first Foxes goal, and latterly a hat-trick, in a 9-0 demolition of Southampton in October 2019.