Dynel Simeu

England U18s
  • DATE OF BIRTH

    13 March 2002
  • BIRTHPLACE

    Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Position

    Defender

Dynel Simeu originally joined our Academy as an Under-13 via winter trials from local recruitment.

Academy years

A Southampton boy, he is a strong, imposing central defender who made five appearances for the youth team while still a schoolboy. He has also represented England up to the Under-17 age group and signed his first professional contract at the club in March 2019.

The Cameroon-born teenager was a mainstay of our Under-18s defence in 2018/19 and his performances earned a UEFA Youth League debut in the opening round of the competition in October.

In 2019/20, Simeu's appearances were shared between both the under-18s and development squad. He scored his first goal for the youth team in a 4-3 win over West Ham in August 2019 and debuting for the older age group in a 2-2 draw with Leicester City in September of that same year. In total he made 20 outings and scored two goals for the Academy during the campaign.

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