Player Profile

Gavin Bazunu

Gavin Bazunu

Southampton Goalkeeper

Nationality :Republic of Ireland
Date Of Birth :February 20, 2002
Height :189cm
Weight :79kg

Gavin Bazunu (born 20 February 2002) is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for EFL Championship club Southampton and the Republic of Ireland national team.

QUICK FACTS

Full nameGavin Okeroghene Bazunu
Date of birth20 February 2002 (age 21)
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s)Goalkeeper

Gavin Bazunu Biography, EarlyLife

Gavin Bazunu was born into a family with Irish and Nigerian ancestry. His family is unknown; we will provide updates when they become available. Gavin Bazunu is of Irish and Nigerian descent. Gavin Bazunu is of Irish descent. On February 20, 2002, Gavin Bazunu was born in Dublin, Ireland. Gavin Okeroghene Bazunu is Brooker’s complete name. 

The age of Gavin Bazunu is 19. His sign is Taurus. Nobody is aware of Brooker’s religion. He competed for Ireland’s Under-17 and Under-21 teams. At the time of the FIFA World Cup qualification, Banzanu was playing for the senior Republic of Ireland side.

Gavin Bazunu Education

He goes by the name Gavin. Gavin Bazunu finished his schooling at a nearby high school and obtained his diploma from Ireland.

Gavin Bazunu’s Height, And Weight

Gavin Bazunu has an athletic body standing at the perfect height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 79 kg.

He also has an athletic body type. He has a well-kept figure, but measures such as biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so on are currently unavailable. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is black. He has a healthy and well-balanced physique.

Career

Having come through the academy at Shamrock Rovers, Bazunu made his debut for Rovers’ first team on 9 June 2018 in a 5–0 win at home to Bray Wanderers, at the age of 16. Manager Stephen Bradley stated that despite not wanting to ‘throw [young goalkeepers] in that early’, Bazunu was ‘ready’ for his first-team debut. He made three further appearances for Shamrock Rovers in the 2018 League of Ireland Premier Division. These included a penalty save at Cork City which meant he kept four clean sheets out of four in the league. Bazunu also made two appearances in the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League.

On 6 September 2018, it was announced that Bazunu had joined Premier League club Manchester City for an undisclosed fee reported to be £420,000, though a joining date had not been set, with Bazunu wishing to complete his education in the Irish education system. The following month, it was announced he had signed a pre-contract agreement with Manchester City, with it initially agreed he would join the club in the summer of 2019, before it was moved forward to February 2019. He made his debut for Manchester City’s under-18 side on 9 February 2019 against Stoke City U18.

Bazunu was named in Manchester City’s UEFA Champions League squad for a Round of 16 second-leg match against Real Madrid in August 2020.

He signed a contract extension with Manchester City until 2024 and joined League One side Rochdale on a season-long loan later that month. He started and kept a clean sheet on his debut for Rochdale on 5 September 2020 in a 1–0 EFL Cup victory away to Huddersfield Town, and made his first league appearance the following week in a 3–1 defeat at Swindon Town.

On 1 July 2021, he moved on loan to Portsmouth for the 2021–22 season. He was named as the club’s Players’ Player and Player of the Season.

On 17 June 2022, Bazunu joined Southampton on a five-year contract for a reported fee of £12 million. On 6 August 2022, Bazunu made his first Premier League appearance for Southampton in a 4–1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur. Bazunu got his first clean sheet in the Premier League for Southampton on 19 October 2022 in a 0–1 victory against Bournemouth.

Bazunu has played for the Republic of Ireland at under-17 and under-21 youth levels. He played for the under-17s at the 2019 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

In March 2021, he was called into the senior Republic of Ireland team for the first time, for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. He made his senior debut in a 1–0 defeat on 27 March 2021 against Luxembourg.

Gavin Bazunu’s Net Worth

Gavin receives his salary and money from his football team. His estimated net worth is $1,000,000.

Gavin Bazunu’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Gavin Bazunu hasn’t yet gotten married. Additionally, he is not attached to anyone.

FAQ

What is the net worth of Gavin Bazunu?

His net worth is $1,000,000.

What is the height of Gavin Bazunu?

His height is 6 feet 2 inches.

What is the age of Gavin Bazunu?

His age is 21 years as of 2023.

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