What kind of soccer player is Nabil Bentaleb?

Nabil Bentaleb (Arabic: نبيل بن طالب‎; born 24 November 1994) is an Algerian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Bundesliga club Schalke 04 and the Algeria national team.

When did Nabil Bentaleb make his debut for France?

On 14 November 2012, Bentaleb made his debut for France U19 in a friendly match, coming on as a half time substitute in a 3–0 loss to Germany U19 . Despite having represented France, he has been courted by the Algerian Football Federation, and some sources said he already accepted.

When did Nabil Bentaleb join Schalke 04?

On 25 August 2016, Bentaleb joined Bundesliga side Schalke 04 on a season-long loan deal. He went on to make his debut in an away match against Frankfurt two days later, which Schalke lost 1–0. His first start came the next weekend against Bayern, after which Bentaleb became a fixture in new manager Markus Weinzierl ‘s starting eleven.

When did Christian Bentaleb sign for Newcastle United?

On 21 January 2020, Bentaleb signed on loan with Newcastle United for the remainder of the 2019–20 Premier League season with the club having the option to make the deal permanent. Bentaleb made his debut in a 0–0 draw against Oxford United in the fourth round of the FA Cup.

When did Bentaleb go on loan to Schalke?

On 24 February 2017, Tottenham Hotspur announced that they had reached an agreement with Schalke 04 for Bentaleb’s transfer to be made permanent at the end of the loan period. In March 2019 he was demoted to Schalke’s under-23 team, “due to disciplinary reasons”.

When did Ljubljana become the capital of Slovenia?

After World War II, Ljubljana became the capital of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia, part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. It retained this status until Slovenia became independent in 1991 and Ljubljana became the capital of the newly formed state. The origin of the name of the city, Ljubljana, is unclear.