Dzhoshkun Temenuzhkov Mihaylov (Bulgarian: Джошкун Теменужков Михайлов; born 1 February 2000), known simply as Kun Temenuzhkov (Bulgarian: Кун Теменужков) is a Bulgarian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League side Leeds United, and Bulgaria U21's.
|Full name||Dzhoshkun Temenuzhkov Mihaylov|
|Date of birth||1 February 2000|
|Place of birth||Haskovo, Bulgaria|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2020||→ La Nucía (loan)||2||(0)|
|2020–2021||→ Real Unión (loan)||19||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:46, 23 May 2021 (UTC)|
Temenuzhkov joined Leeds United in July 2017 from the FC Barcelona youth program.
Born in Haskovo, Temenuzhkov emigrated to Fraga, Spain, with his parents and four elder siblings at the age of a year and half. He started his youth career in local teams, before joining Barcelona in 2014 after being recommended by former Spain international Guillermo Amor.
He joined English side Leeds United's academy in July 2017.
Temenuzhkov featured regularly for Carlos Corberán's Leeds United Under 23's side over the course of the 2018–19 season, showing his versatility by playing as a striker and in attacking midfield, that won the PDL Northern League 2018–19 Season by winning the league, they then became the national Professional Development League Champions by beating Birmingham City in the final.
On 30 January 2020 Kun joined La Nucía on loan until the end of the 2019–20 season. However the Spanish professional football season was paused in March 2020 due to Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on association football.
On 5 August 2020, after Leeds' promotion to the Premier League, Kun joined Spanish Segunda División B – Group 2 side Real Unión on loan until the end of the 2020–21 season. He ended the season with 3 goals in 19 league matches and on 21 May 2021 he confirmed he would return to Leeds and fight for his place in the team.
Bulgaria youth team
Temenuzhkov has represented Bulgaria on all youth levels. In an interview for TF Methods on 16 May 2019 Kun announced that he had been called up to the Bulgaria U21 for the training camp in Kyiv and that his only desire is to play for Bulgaria on international level. He made his debut for the team on 3 June 2019 in a 1–1 draw against Israel U21.
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Europe||Other||Total|
|La Nucía (loan)||2019–20||Segunda División B||2||0||0||0||–||–||0||0||2||0|
|Real Unión (loan)||2020–21||15||3||0||0||–||–||0||0||15||3|
- "Club list of registered players: As at 18th May 2019: Leeds United" (PDF). English Football League. p. 17. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
- "Bulgaria – K. Temenuzhkov – Profile with news, career statistics and history – Soccerway". Retrieved 2019-01-06.
- 'I will be forever grateful to La Masia & Barca for helping me become the player I’m today'
- Кун Теменужков – осиновен от треньора си заради страховита мизерия
- Кой е Джошкун Теменужков Михайлов от "Барселона" Копирано от standartnews.com
- "Next Generation 2017: 60 of the best young talents in world football". The Guardian. 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
- "Transfer Talk: Barcelona wonderkids heading to Leeds United". Retrieved 6 January 2019.
- "'True leader' – Leeds under-23 captain Hugo Diaz impresses the fans once again". The Boot Room. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
- "Carlos Corberan on what the future can hold for Leeds United's PDL champions". YEP. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
- "QPR 2–1 Leeds United". BBC Sport. 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
- Leeds United hand Under-23s trio improved deals to extend Elland Road stay
- TRIO PEN NEW DEALS
- Kun Temenuzhkov joins CF La Nucía on loan - Leeds United
- "Leeds United are champions!". Leeds United F.C. 18 July 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
- Kun Temenuzhkov confirms loan exit ahead of crunch summer at Leeds
- България U21 загуби с дузпи от Израел и ще спори за третото място на турнира "Валери Лобановски"