Tah with Bayer Leverkusen in 2019
|Full name||Jonathan Glao Tah|
|Date of birth||11 February 1996|
|Place of birth||Hamburg, Germany|
|Height||1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2013–2014||Hamburger SV II||8||(0)|
|2014–2015||→ Fortuna Düsseldorf (loan)||23||(0)|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 11:26, 16 June 2019 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 June 2019
Jonathan Glao Tah (German pronunciation: [ˈjoːnatan ˈtaː] ; born 11 February 1996) is a German professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Arsenal. His mother is German and his father is Ivorian.
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Tah started playing football in Altona 93. Then he joined SC Concordia before being snapped up by Hamburger SV. On 4 August 2013, Tah made his competitive debut for Hamburger SV in DFB Cup match against SV Schott Jena.He made his Bundesliga debut on September 21, 2013 in a 2-0 home loss against Werder Bremen.
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On 1 September 2014, he was loaned to Fortuna Düsseldorf for one year.
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On 15 July 2015 he signed a five-year contract with Bayer Leverkusen.
Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH, also known as Bayer 04 Leverkusen[ˌbaɪ̯ɐ ˈleːvɐˌkuːzn̩], Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen or simply Bayer, is a German football club based in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The club plays in the Bundesliga, the top tier of German football, and hosts matches at the BayArena.
On 26 February 2018, Bayer Leverkusen announced the extension of Tah's contract with the club until 2023.He made his 100th Bundesliga appearance for the club on 10 March 2019.
Tah received his first call up to the senior Germany squad in March 2016 for friendlies against England and Italy.He made his debut in the former, coming on at half time for Mats Hummels in a 2–3 loss. He was called up to replace Antonio Rüdiger at Euro 2016.
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On 4 June 2018, Tah was not included in Joachim Löw's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
|Fortuna Düsseldorf (loan)||2014–15||23||0||0||0||—||23||0|
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