Player Profile

Robert Lynch Sanchez

Robert Lynch Sanchez

1 Goalkeeper

Nationality :Spain
Date Of Birth :November 18, 1997
Height :197cm
Weight :90kg

Robert Lynch Sanchez (born 18 November 1997) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Chelsea and the Spain national team.

QUICK FACTS

Full nameRobert Lynch Sánchez
Date of birth18 November 1997 (age 25)
Place of birthCartagena, Spain
Height1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Position(s)Goalkeeper

Robert Lynch Sanchez Biography, EarlyLife

Robert Lynch Sanchez was born on November 18, 1997, in the picturesque Spanish town of Cartagena. Robert Sanchez’s parents are Juan Gabriel and Maria Isabel.

Sánchez was born in Cartagena, Region of Murcia. He was born to a Jamaican-English father and a Spanish mother. He spent his early career playing locally with Escuela de Fútbol de Santa Ana, Cartagena FC, and Ciudad Jardín before joining Levante in 2010.

Sanchez, on the other hand, has not made any public statements regarding his siblings. Iker Casillas and David de Gea, both Spanish goalkeepers, influenced him.

Robert Lynch Sanchez Education

Robert holds Spanish nationality and is of mixed ethnicity. He attended and graduated from a local school in his hometown, where he earned his education training. Not much is known about his early Life.

Robert Lynch Sanchez’s Height, And Weight

According to studies, the average height of a football player is 1.8 meters. Robert Sanchez is 6 feet 6 inches or 2.01 meters tall. Sanchez is the right length for a professional player. The Brighton-Hove Albion player weighed 90 kilograms or 198.4 pounds.

Similarly, this athlete has stunning Brown eyes and Black hair. During his twenties, this Scorpio zodiac sign footballer has done a lot of excellent things.

Career

Loan spells

In June 2018, Sánchez moved on loan to Forest Green Rovers for the 2018–19 season. He played in the opening game of the season making his debut away at Grimsby where Rovers won 4–1. Sánchez was recalled by parent club Brighton in January 2019 to provide cover as Albion’s Mathew Ryan was called up for Australia for the Asian Cup. He made 17 appearances for Forest Green that season, all coming in the league.

On 24 July 2019, Sánchez joined Rochdale on loan for the 2019–20 season. He made his debut for the club in a 3–2 away win over Tranmere Rovers.

Return to Brighton

On 1 November 2020, Sánchez made his Brighton debut, playing in a 2–1 defeat in a Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur. On 23 February 2021, Sánchez signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract with Brighton, running until June 2025.

Sánchez was sent off in the 1–1 home draw against Newcastle United on 6 November, in Brighton’s eleventh match of the 2021–22 season, for fouling Callum Wilson who was within a goalscoring opportunity. He kept a clean sheet in the 4–0 win over Manchester United on 7 May 2022, helping Brighton earn their record top-flight victory, with his long-range pass providing a crucial role in Pascal Groß’s goal.

In the second half of the 2022–23 season, Sánchez lost his number one spot to long-standing backup keeper Jason Steele, with Brighton head coach Roberto De Zerbi saying that “he is sad for Robert” and that he has “one of the best relationships” with the player. He was selected to play instead of Steele on 19 March, keeping a clean sheet in the 5–0 FA Cup quarter-final win over League Two side Grimsby at Falmer Stadium. On 15 April, with Steele injured, Sánchez played against Chelsea in a 2–1 away win. Eight days later he retained his place, keeping a clean sheet against Manchester United in 120 minutes of play in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley, but failing to save a penalty in the eventual shootout loss.

Chelsea

On 3 August 2023, it was reported that Brighton had agreed a transfer fee, with fellow Premier League club Chelsea, worth an initial £20 million, plus £5 million in add-ons, for Sánchez. The transfer was completed on 5 August, with the player signing a seven-year contract. On 8 August, Chelsea confirmed that he would wear the vacant number 31 shirt for the upcoming 2023–24 season. On 13 August, he made his debut for the club in a 1–1 draw against Liverpool in the Premier League. Following the departure of Kepa Arrizabalaga to Real Madrid, on 17 August, Sánchez opted to switch his shirt number to no.1.

International career

Sánchez was born in Spain to an English father and a Spanish mother. Sánchez received his first call-up to the Spanish national team in March 2021, for 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification matches against Greece, Georgia, and Kosovo.

He was selected to the Spain squad for the delayed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament in May 2021. Sánchez and David de Gea remained as understudies to Unai Simón and did not make an appearance as Spain were knocked out on penalties against Italy in the semi-final at Wembley Stadium on 6 July.

He made his international debut on 5 September 2021, replacing Simón in the second half of a World Cup qualifier 4–0 win against Georgia in Badajoz.

Sánchez was part of Spain’s 2021 UEFA Nations League Finals squad in October. He remained as back-up and did not make an appearance in either the semi-final victory over Italy or the final loss against France as Spain finished as runners-up.

On 11 November 2022, Sánchez was named in Spain’s 26-man squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Robert Lynch Sanchez’s Net Worth

Robert Lynch Sanchez signed a five-year deal with Brighton and Hove Albion, which included an annual salary of $520,000. Sanchez will have a basic salary of £1,300,000 in 2023 and a cap hit of £1,300,000.

Transfer Value

The current transfer value of Robert Sánchez is between €18.7M and €31.2M.

Robert Lynch Sanchez’s Wife, Marriage, Children

Brighton’s goalie is married to his girlfriend. Sanchez, on the other hand, has not revealed any details about his relationship.

Although he frequently posts photos of himself and his wife on social media, Sanchez likes to keep his presence low-key. Unfortunately, not much information is available on his girlfriend. But she is nice and supportive.

Robert Lynch Sanchez has devoted a few Instagram postings to his girlfriend. According to the post, she is really attractive and has blonde hair. The couple, on the other hand, has yet to have a kid.

This Spaniard is devoted to his girlfriend since he has not been involved in any scandals. The duo appears to be in good spirits and has been spending precious time together.

There isn’t much information on Robert’s prior relationships accessible at this time. If this occurs, Playersaga will update the information as soon as it is available.

Robert Lynch Sanchez Awards

Robert Lynch Sanchez has won 1 title so far in their career.

Premier League 2 Divison Two

Winner 1x 2017/2018

FAQ

What is the net worth of Robert Lynch Sanchez?

His net worth is 520,000 dollars.

What is the height of Robert Lynch Sanchez?

His height is 6 feet 6 inches.

What is the age of Robert Lynch Sanchez?

His age is 25 years as of 2023.

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