Szymon Żurkowski

Szymon Żurkowski (born 25 September 1997) is a Polish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder in Italy for Empoli, on loan from Fiorentina, and the Polish Under 21 national team.

Szymon Żurkowski
Personal information
Date of birth (1997-09-25) 25 September 1997 (age 23)
Place of birth Tychy, Silesia, Poland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 27
Youth career
MOSiR Jastrzebie Zdroj
2012–2014 Gwarek Zabrze
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Gwarek Zabrze 30 (7)
2016–2019 Górnik Zabrze 58 (5)
2019– Fiorentina 2 (0)
2019Górnik Zabrze (loan) 16 (1)
2020–Empoli (loan) 21 (2)
National team
2017– Poland U21 9 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:00, 27 April 2021(UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:10, 10 May 2019 (UTC)

Club career

Żurkowski started his career with Gwarek Zabrze.[1]

In 2016 Żurkowski signed for Górnik Zabrze.

On 28 January 2019, Żurkowski signed for Fiorentina a contract until 30 June 2023.[2] He stayed at Górnik Zabrze on loan for the remainder of the 2018–19 season.[3]

On 30 January 2020, he joined Empoli on loan.[4] On 1 September 2020, he return on loan to Empoli until 30 June 2021.[5]

International career

Under 21 team

During the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification, from September 2017 to March 2018, Żurkowski played five of the Polish U21's six group games, scoring one goal. Poland sit top of Group 3 with four games to follow.

Senior team

In May 2018, Żurkowski was named in the 35-man provisional squad for Poland for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, however, was not included in the 23-man squad.[6][7]