Morgan Schneiderlin (French pronunciation: [mɔʁgan ʃnedəʁlɛ̃]; born 8 November 1989) is a French professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for English club Everton and the France national team.
Schneiderlin began his career with Strasbourg, before moving to England to join Southampton in June 2008. He made 260 appearances across all competitions in seven seasons at the club, and was in the teams which earned consecutive promotions to reach the Premier League. He joined Manchester United for a potential £27 million fee in July 2015. After 18 months with Manchester United he joined Everton for a fee of £20 million, which could rise to £24 million in January 2017.
After representing France at all levels from Under-16 onwards, Schneiderlin made his senior international debut in 2014, and later that year played for France at the World Cup.Close