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|Full name||Lukas Nmecha|
|Date of birth||12 December 1998|
|Place of birth||Hamburg, Germany|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Forward, winger|
(on loan from Manchester City)
|2018-2019||-> Preston North End (loan)||38||(4)|
|2019-||-> VfL Wolfsburg (loan)||3||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23:46, 19 October 2019 (UTC)|
? National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2019
Lukas Nmecha (born 12 December 1998) is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for German club VfL Wolfsburg, on loan from Premier League club Manchester City. Lukas was born in Hamburg, Germany but relocated to England as a child with his family. He is a current Germany U21 international, despite being capped by England at the same level.
He was scouted by Manchester City, where he played for their youth ranks for over a decade, before making his debut on 19 December 2017 in the EFL Cup. On his debut he scored the third penalty for Manchester City in their penalty shootout win over Leicester City.
He was involved in several games during Manchester City's first team squad for the 2018-19 pre season tour in the U.S. to compete in the 2018 International Champions Cup. He scored his first goal at first team level on 29 July 2018 in the pre season friendly against Bayern Munich in a 3-2 win.
In October 2014, Nmecha scored for the England Under-17 team in a qualifier against Macedonia. Nmecha was included in the England under-19 squad for the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. He scored the only goal of the game in the semi-final against the Czech Republic and also scored the winner in the final against Portugal.
On 18 May 2018, Nmecha received a call up to the England U21 team by Manager Aidy Boothroyd, for the Toulon Tournament. On 9 June 2018, Nmecha came on as a substitute in the 2018 Toulon Tournament final as England defeated Mexico to retain the title. In November 2018, Nmecha scored for the England Under-20 team against Germany.
In March 2019, Nmecha declared for Germany and was included in their U21 squad for the first time. He made his debut as a 59th minute substitute during the 2-1 victory over England at Bournemouth on 26 March 2019.
Nmecha's main positition is as a centre forward, but he is also able to play as a winger on either side. He is known for being comfortable with both feet and for his first touch and finishing ability. Nmecha described that he also likes to use his pace to run at defenders.
|Club||Season||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Other||Total|
|Manchester City||2017-18||Premier League||2||0||0||0||1||0||0||0||3||0|
|Manchester City U23||2017-18||--||--||--||--||2[a]||1||2||1|
|Preston North End (loan)||2018-19||Championship||33||2||1||0||2||0||--||36||2|