17. Henri Lansbury

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Player Information

Position
Midfielder
D.O.B.
12 October 1990
Birthplace
London
Nationality
English

Henri Lansbury joined Bristol City for the remainder of the season after completing a move from Aston Villa.

Lansbury’s career started at Arsenal where he progressed through the Academy to make his debut in the Carling Cup of the 2007/08 season under Arsene Wenger.

He also went on to win the 2008/09 FA Youth Cup with the Gunners. Loans at Scunthorpe, Watford, Norwich and West Ham United followed and he helped Norwich win promotion to the Premier League in 2011.

He then picked up a Championship play-off winners’ medal with the Hammers as his side regained Premier League status in 2012.

Lansbury left Arsenal permanently that summer, when he was signed by Nottingham Forest. He played 150 games, scoring 33 times in all competitions for the Tricky Trees, before moving to Aston Villa in January 2017.

On the international stage, Lansbury was a runner-up with England at the UEFA European Under-19 Championships in 2009.