Jérémie Bréchet

Jérémie Bréchet

Football player infobox
playername= Jérémie Bréchet

fullname = Jérémie Bréchet
nickname =
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1979|8|14
cityofbirth = Lyon
countryofbirth = France
height = 186 cm
weight = 78 kg
currentclub = PSV Eindhoven
clubnumber = 13
position = Defender, Defensive Midfielder
youthyears =
youthclubs =
years = 1998–2003
clubs = Olympique Lyon
Inter Milan
Real Sociedad
FC Sochaux
PSV Eindhoven
caps(goals) = 117 00(0)
009 00(0)
019 00(0)
049 00(0)
005 00(0)
nationalyears = 2001–2002
nationalteam = France
nationalcaps(goals) = 003 00(0)
pcupdate = September 13, 2008
ntupdate = July 10, 2006

Jérémie Bréchet (born 14 August, 1979 in Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France) is an French footballer who currently plays for Eredivisie club PSV He is usually a left back but can play as a centre back. Because of his technical skills he can also play in midfield.

He was previously captain of Sochaux, and has played 3 matches for France.

Club career

Olympique Lyonnais

Jérémie Bréchet made his debut in the professional football during the 1998–99 season in the shirt of Olympique Lyonnais. In that season he played 15 times. Brechet played until 2003 in Lyon, then he had a total of 116 games for "La Reine". Brechet won Ligue 1 with the club for the 2001–02 and the 2002–03 seasons. After a good talk with the club, Brechet could leave Lyon for Internazionale. In July 2003, Brechet was transfered to the "Nerazzurri" for 3 million euros.


During the Serie A 2003–04 season, Brechet played for Internazionale. The season started well for Inter, but after six average games, manager Héctor Cúper was fired from Inter and Corrado Verdelli took over. With the new manager appointment and an injury, Brechet was featured for only a few more games. In total, Brechet played nine games for Inter.Inter informed him that he could leave the club. In 2004, Brechet signed a contract with Real Sociedad.

Real Sociedad

Brechet played for Real Sociedad in the La Liga for two seasons. As Brechet was injured seriously, he managed only 20 appearances for the club.

FC Sochaux

At the ambitious FC Sochaux, Brechet made an impressive start on the pitch. After three games, he was appointed as the captain of the squad. At "Les Lionceaux", he had 2 strong seasons and became a key player for the team by staying injury-free.During his captaincy Sochaux managed to win the Coupe de France twice . In June 2008, Brechet left the club and moved to PSV Eindhoven.

PSV Eindhoven

In the season 2008/–09 Brechet will play for PSV Eindhoven. He signed a contract for three years. He wished to play with number 13 jersey, which he was assigned to.ref Alcides Araújo Alves wore the number prior to Bréchet.

After the Champions League match against Atlético Madrid on 16 September, which was lost 0-3, Bréchet received a lot of criticism for his poor play. He lacked speed and seemed to just not be able to react in time against the strikers. His future in the starting squad will be unclear for now.

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