Sofyan Amrabat is a defensive midfielder playing for Manchester United in the Premier League, currently on loan from Fiorentina in Serie A. Although born in the Netherlands, he represents the Morocco national team and developed his football skills through Utrecht’s youth system.
Height- 1.85 m
Born- 21 August 1996
Birthplace – Huizen, Netherlands
Profession – Footballer
Current teams-Manchester United F.C. (Midfielder), Morocco national football team (#4 / Midfielder)
Amrabat hails from Huizen, Netherlands, and comes from Moroccan heritage. Sofyan Amrabat’s father is Mohammed Amrabat, while information about his mother remains undisclosed. He is the younger sibling of Nordin Amrabat, a former Moroccan international footballer.
As of now, there are no publicly known controversies or affairs involving Sofyan. According to the latest reports, he is not married.
Amrabat is a graduate of Utrecht’s youth system.
He commenced his football journey by entering Utrecht’s youth system back in 2007, transitioning from HSV De Zuidvogels. His senior debut for Utrecht occurred on November 2, 2014, against Vitesse.
In the summer of 2017, Amrabat made a move to Feyenoord, inking a four-year contract and a €4 million transfer fee was paid to Utrecht.
He then ventured to Belgian club Brugge in August 2018, on a four-year deal, with Feyenoord receiving €2.5 million. Subsequently, he was sent on loan to Hellas Verona in August 2019.
In January 2020, Hellas Verona exercised their option to secure Amrabat from Club Brugge for €3.5 million, followed by his immediate transfer to Fiorentina for a €20 million fee, with potential add-ons of €1.5 million. He remained on loan at Hellas Verona until the end of the 2019–20 season due to regulations limiting player transfers within the same season.
He made his debut for Fiorentina in a match against Inter Milan on September 26, 2020, which ended in a 4–3 loss. He notably played the full duration of Fiorentina’s 2–1 loss to West Ham United in the 2023 UEFA Europa Conference League final.
On September 1, 2023, He joined Manchester United on loan from Fiorentina for the duration of the 2023–24 season, in a deadline day deal. The loan agreement included an £8.5 million fee paid to Fiorentina, with an option to buy for £21.4 million.
He had the option to represent either the Netherlands or Morocco in international football. Initially, he chose to play for the Netherlands, earning four caps at the under-15 level.
However, he eventually decided to represent Morocco and was called up to the Morocco under-17 national team for the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup, where he made three appearances.
His senior international debut for Morocco occurred on March 28, 2017, in a friendly match against Tunisia, which Morocco won 1–0. In May 2018, he was included in Morocco’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Amrabat continued to be a part of the Morocco national team and was named in Morocco’s 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, where Morocco secured a fourth-place finish. His outstanding performances during the tournament garnered increased attention from European clubs.
In 2024, the renowned Moroccan footballer Sofyan Amrabat boasts a net worth of $3.5 million, with an annual income of €1.6 million.