MCF / Midfielder / Aarón

Aarón Ñíguez Esclápez

A highly prominent attacker in formative football within Spain’s lower categories, who was raised in Valencia CF’s youth ranks. In the silver division he formed part of the UD Almería and Elche CF squads that rose to the elite (2012/13), and offered a noteworthy performance with Tenerife and Oviedo. Following an exotic experience in Malaysia, he arrives at MCF until the end of the 2019/20 season.

MCF / Career and statistics

TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
MÁLAGA CF LaLiga SmartBank 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Johor Darul Ta'zim FC Super League 3 184 0 1 0 0 0
Johor Darul Ta'zim FC Charity Shield 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Real Oviedo LaLiga SmartBank 9 229 0 0 2 0 0
Real Oviedo Copa del Rey 1 90 0 0 1 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 13 503 0 1 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Real Oviedo LaLiga SmartBank 35 2,556 5 4 7 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
CD Tenerife Promoción a LaLiga Santander 3 112 0 0 0 0 0
CD Tenerife LaLiga SmartBank 36 2,266 4 5 6 0 0
CD Tenerife Copa del Rey 1 58 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 40 2,436 4 5 6 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
SC Braga Liga NOS 12 359 0 1 0 0 0
SC Braga Taça de Portugal 2 150 0 1 0 0 0
SC Braga Allianz Cup 1 8 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 15 517 0 2 0 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Elche CF LaLiga Santander 21 1,170 0 1 5 0 0
Elche CF Copa del Rey 3 109 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 24 1,279 0 1 5 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Elche CF LaLiga Santander 22 862 1 1 6 0 0
Elche CF Copa del Rey 1 77 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 23 939 1 1 6 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Elche CF LaLiga SmartBank 16 663 0 0 2 1 0
UD Almería LaLiga SmartBank 17 1,091 1 3 5 0 0
UD Almería Copa del Rey 3 241 1 0 1 1 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 36 1,995 2 3 8 2 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
UD Almería LaLiga SmartBank 30 1,042 3 0 3 0 0
UD Almería Copa del Rey 3 250 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 33 1,292 3 0 3 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
RC Recreativo de Huelva LaLiga SmartBank 28 1,781 5 0 4 1 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
RC Celta de Vigo LaLiga SmartBank 11 540 0 0 0 0 0
RC Celta de Vigo Copa del Rey 2 133 0 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-21 Clasificación - Eurocopa Sub-21 1 31 1 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-20 Copa del Mundo Sub-20 (Egipto) 4 244 4 2 2 0 0
Selección Sub-20 Amistosos 3 186 0 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 21 1,134 5 2 2 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Rangers FC Premiership 3 40 0 1 0 0 0
Rangers FC FA Cup 2 108 2 0 1 0 0
Selección Sub-21 Amistosos 3 169 0 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-20 Amistosos 4 261 3 - 0 0 0
Selección Sub-19 Europeo Sub-19 (Rep. Checa) 3 189 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 15 767 6 1 1 0 0
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Iraklis FC Super League 1 11 882 3 0 3 0 0
Iraklis FC Kypello Elladas (Copa) 2 173 1 0 1 0 0
Xerez CD LaLiga SmartBank 10 283 1 0 1 0 1
Xerez CD Copa del Rey 3 151 0 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-19 Europeo Sub-19 (Austria) 5 446 2 1 0 0 0
Selección Sub-19 Clasificación - Eurocopa Sub-19 3 250 1 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-19 Minitorneo - Ronda Élite 3 166 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 37 2,351 9 1 5 0 1
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Valencia CF LaLiga Santander 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Valencia CF Copa del Rey 2 25 0 0 0 0 0
Valencia CF UEFA Champions League 1 27 0 0 0 0 0
Valencia Mestalla Promoción permanencia en 2ªB 1 90 0 0 0 0 0
Valencia Mestalla Segunda División B - Grupo III 29 1,751 4 - 7 0 1
Selección Sub-19 Minitorneo - Ronda Élite 3 184 2 0 0 0 0
Selección Sub-19 Festival Toulon (Juvenil) 3 206 0 0 1 0 0
Selección Sub-19 Amistosos 3 152 1 0 0 0 0
OVERALL STATISTICS 42 2,435 7 0 8 0 1
TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
Selección Sub-17 Europeo Sub-17 (Luxemburgo) 4 263 3 - 2 0 0

MCF / Achievements

Season Team Honours
2019 Johor Darul Ta'zim Malaysia Charity Shield winner
2015/16 SC Braga Taça de Portugal winner
2012/13 Elche CF Second Division winner (Promotion to LaLiga)
2012/13 UD Almería Promotion to LaLiga
2009 Spain U-20 Mediterranean Games winner
2008/09 Rangers FC Premiership & FA Cup winner and League Cup runner-up
2007 Spain U-19 UEFA European U-19 Championship

Date of birth:
26/04/1989

Place of birth:
Elche (Alicante)

Nationality:

Height:
1'71 m.

Weight:
70 kg.

Number:
19

Position:
Midfielder (Winger)

Dominant leg:
Right

International:

International with Spain U-21 (4 times, 1 goal), U-20 (11 times, 7 goals), U-19 (23 times, 8 goals), U-17 (10 times, 6 goals) and U-16 (4 times, 3 goals)

MCF / Social networks

Career:

1999-00: Caja de Elche (youth team); 2000-06: Valencia CF (Academy); 2006-07: Valencia Mestalla / Valencia CF ; 2007-08: Xerez CD / Iraklis FC (GRE); 2008-09: Rangers FC (SCO); 2009-10: RC Celta de Vigo; 2010-11: RC Recreativo de Huelva; 2011-12: UD Almería; 2012-13: UD Almería / Elche CF; 2013-15: Elche CF; 2015-16: SC Braga (POR); 2016-17: CD Tenerife; 2017-19: Real Oviedo; 2019: Johor Darul Ta'zim FC (MAL); 2020-Present: Málaga CF

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