Amine Linganzi profile

14 January 2011 12:07
The second profile is the young Algerian signed on loan from Blackburn. Amine Linganzi Koumba was born in Alger, Algeria on 16 November 1989 he is an Algerian football player of Congolese origin. On 28 September 2008, Linganzi made his Ligue 1 debut for Saint-Etienne, coming on in the 64th minute for Geoffrey Dernis in a league game against Bordeaux. On 28 January 2010, Linganzi signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with Blackburn on a free transfer. Linganzi's potential for the future was realised in only his second game for Blackburn's Reserve team when Rovers won 3-0 at Wigan on 16 February 2010. Linganzi created the two assists for Maceo Rigters to slot home the first two goals and scored the third himself. He went on to make his first team debut in the final game of the 2009/10 with a 1-0 win at Aston Villa on 9 May 2010. Linganzi played the first half before being replaced by Pedersen for the second half This season he played the full 90 minutes in a 3-1 League Cup win over Norwich on 24 August. Linganzi was a substitute in the 7-1 league defeat to Manchester United on 27 November and in the 1-0 win in the FA Cup against QPR on 8 January 2011. Five days later, Linganzi signed for Preston on loan until the end of the 2010/11 season