Alexis Jesse Saelemaekers (born 27 June 1999) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian Serie A club Milan and the Belgium national football team. Although he primarily plays in midfield, he can also play in defence.
|Full name||Alexis Jesse Saelemaekers|
|Date of birth||27 June 1999|
|Place of birth||Berchem-Sainte-Agathe, Belgium|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2020||→ Milan (loan)||13||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:15, 21 April 2021 (UTC)|
On 8 June 2018, he renewed his contract until 2022.
On 31 January 2020, A.C. Milan signed Saelemaekers on loan, with an option to buy. Milan reportedly agreed a €3.5 million fee plus €1 million in bonuses in case of a permanent signing. He made his debut as a substitute for Davide Calabria in a 1–1 draw against Verona on 2 February 2020.
On 1 July 2020, Saelemaekers signed a contract with Milan which would keep him at the club until 30 June 2024. On 18 July, he scored his first goal for the club in a 5–1 home win over Bologna in Serie A.
|Anderlecht||2017–18||Belgian First Division A||11||0||0||0||0||0||—||11||0|
- Appearances in the Belgian Cup
- Appearances in the UEFA Europa League
- Appearances in the Coppa Italia
- Three appearances in the UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round, one appearance in the UEFA Europa League
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