Anthony David Junior Elanga is a Swedish professional footballer who plays forward for Manchester United in the Premier League and for Sweden’s under-17 side. He’s also known for charging into defense and breaking them up, as he’s done many times this season in PL2. Anthony Elanga is a left-handed winger. He was given his first senior call-up for the Europa League match against Granada FC of Spain. He’s already had a strong start to the season, scoring and aiding in a 6-0 victory over Salford City in the EFL Trophy. His new term will end on June 30, 2022.

Quick fact 
Full nameAnthony David Junior Elanga
BirthdateApril 27, 2002
Birth PlaceHyllie  Sweden
NationalitySweden
EducationN/A
Zodia signTaurus 
FatherJoseph Elanga
MotherElvira Elanga
SiblingsN/A
Age19 years old
Height1,84 m
Weight65 kg
OutfitterNike
ProfessionFootball Player
Relationship statusSingle 
Current clubManchester United U23
PositionAttack- Left winger
Social Media@ anthonyelanga (instagram)
Player agentICM Stellar Sports
Salary78,000 pounds per year 
Net Worth$1-5 million

The Swede-born Elanga has football in his blood. His father is Joseph Elanga, formerly an international Cameroonian, who was in the Indomitable Lions‘ team during the 1998 World Cup and then moved to Malmo, where his son was born. Anthony’s mother Elvira Elanga was a Cameroonian footballer. 

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The first spell of Joseph was to Greece in Europe, and he moved to Malmo in 2000, where he spent five years and a short time as a teammate for a young Zlatan Ibrahimovic. After a brief stint in Denmark with Brondby, he returned to Sweden for a second, shorter stint with Malmo in 2010.

As a schoolboy, Elanga made his Under-18s Premier League North debut, coming on as a replacement in the division’s final match at Liverpool. He scored four times in 22 appearances for Neil Ryan’s Manchester United U18s squad as a first-year scholar during the 2018–19 season, including a Goal of the Month winner versus Newcastle United in March. 

 

How did Anthony David Junior Elanga start his career?

Anthony David Junior Elanga was the under-18s’ top scorer in 2019–20, scoring seven goals in nine league games before the season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was awarded the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year award for his efforts, which is presented each season to Manchester United’s best academy player.

Anthony David Junior Elanga’s first senior appearance came in the club’s only pre-season friendly ahead of the 2020–21 season, at Aston Villa, when he came on as a second-half replacement for Marcus Rashford in the 75th minute. In the first half of the 2020–21 season, Elanga scored six goals for the reserves before sustaining a collar bone fracture after scoring twice in a 4–2 defeat to Leicester City.

He agreed on a new long-term deal with the club on March 16, 2021. He was added to the club’s B list for the UEFA Europa League on 6 April 2021, after returning from his injury, rendering him qualified to appear in the first leg of their quarter-final against Granada.

Along with Shola Shoretire and Hannibal Mejbri, Anthony David Junior Elanga is one of the brightest prospects in a new crop of United youngsters, and he will be aiming to succeed Amad Diallo into the first team. He is a name that United fans will like to know more of in the years to come, with real first-team chances increasingly beyond his grasp before the end of the season.

 

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Achievements 

Club career:

 Made his U18 Premier League North debut for Manchester United in 2018.

In 2019-20, he was the top scorer for the U18s, with 7 goals in 9 games before the season was cut short due to Covid 19. He received the Jimmy Murphy Young Player of the Year trophy, which is presented to the best academy player at Manchester United.

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International Career: 

Represented Sweden at a variety of ages.

He scored twice against France in the U17 European Championships in 2019.

Senior appearances are yet to be made.

 

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What is the relationship status of Anthony Elanga?

Our young football player seems to be single and not dating anybody as of 2021. Anthony David Junior Elanga has not posted any pictures on Instagram which we can suspect as his girlfriend.

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How much is Anthony David Junior Elanga’s net worth?

Anthony David Junior Elanga’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million as of 2021. He makes £1,500 a week and £78,000 a year as an AM with Manchester United (RL). He has accumulated a total of 89,440 pounds. Anthony’s football career is his primary source of revenue.

 

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