Born on 30 July 1992 in Marktoberdorf, Bavaria, Kevin Volland took his first steps at the city’s club, FC Thalhofen. As a teenager, Kevin joined the Munich 1860 Academy and made his debut for the German U17 team. The striker (1.79m) was just 18 years old when he made his professional debut.
After two busy years (20 goals and 16 assists in 60 games), he moved to Hoffenheim in 2012, where he made a name for himself as a starter (36 goals and 39 assists in 144 games), before joining Bayer Leverkusen in 2016.
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Almost 250 matches in the Bundesliga
In North Rhine-Westphalia, Kevin continued to make progress and became an essential attacking element for one of the leading clubs in the Bundesliga (50 goals and 32 assists in 148 games). He also played around 20 European matches, including one Champions League match against AS Monaco in the Stade Louis-II in the 2016-17 season (1-1).
During his time in Leverkusen he captained the team thirty times in both European and domestic competition. A complete and selfless striker, Kevin Volland has scored 77 goals and 62 assists in 247 Bundesliga matches. He has 10 caps with Joachim Löw’s “Nationalmannschaft” (1 goal). The club welcomes its new player and wishes him the greatest success in the diagonal jersey.
Daghe Kevin !
Oleg Petrov, Vice President and CEO :
“Today we are very pleased to announce the arrival of Kevin Volland. Kevin is a talented and experienced player with a wealth of experience in the Bundesliga, as well as at the European and international level. His arrival demonstrates our willingness to strengthen the squad with specific profiles.”
Paul Mitchell, Sporting Director :
“Kevin’s profile is that of a versatile striker, capable of being a forward, second striker or winger on both sides. He is a player who works hard for the team with statistics that show his goalscoring and selflessness. I am convinced that his energy and experience will be very positive assets for the group and underline our desire to develop an attractive, intense and forward-thinking style of play. Welcome Kevin!”
Kevin Volland :
“I would like to thank AS Monaco’s management for the confidence they have shown in me. I am delighted to join a club with such a great history and strong ambitions. I have been following the team’s results and I am now looking forward to joining the group and getting down to work to bring my skills to the team.”