[People Profile] All We Know About Joe Rodon Biography, Career, Family, Networth

[People Profile] All We Know About Joe Rodon Biography, Career, Family, Networth

Joseph Peter Rodon born 22 October 1997 is a Welsh professional footballer who is a centre-back with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur as well as the Wales nation’s team. A young player from Swansea City, Rodon made 54 senior appearances with the club before changing clubs towards Tottenham Hotspur in October 2020. Rodon was instrumental in helping Wales get to their first FIFA World Cup in 2022 for the first time since 1958.

Profiling Joseph ” Peter ” Rodon

A Quick Glance At Joseph " Peter " Rodon
Full NamesJoseph Peter Rodon
Place of birth22 October 1997
Date Of Birth16 September 2000
State of OriginSwansea, Wales
ProfessionFootballer
position Centre-back
Current teamTottenham Hotspur
careerNumber 14
Youth career
2005–2015 Swansea City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps
2015–2020 Swansea City
2018 → Cheltenham Town (loan)
2020– Tottenham Hotspur
National team‡
2017 Wales U20
2016–2018 Wales U21
2019– Wales 28
Salary£24,000 per week
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Joe Rodon

Club life

Swansea City

Rodon was born living in Llangyfelach, Swansea, and was a Swansea City season ticket holder prior to becoming a Swansea City player when he was eight in the year 2005. His first official contract was signed in the month of July in 2015 and was named to the first team bench to begin his first stint in the month of January of 2016 in the FA Cup tie with Oxford United. Then, he was placed on the bench of the first team for the Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium against Arsenal in October of 2017. Rodon was named the captain of Swansea’s under-23 squad during a 2-1 win against Cheltenham Town in the EFL Trophy on 15 August 2017.

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On the 30th of January, 2018, the player was signed by League Two side Cheltenham Town on loan until the conclusion in the season 2017-18. The manager Gary Johnson said that “we have been keeping an eye on him for some time and he is undoubtedly a quality player”.

Rodon came back to Swansea and was handed his first senior appearance from coach Graham Potter ahead of the 2018-19 Championship season. Rodon became a regular player at the club and played 21 appearances during the season under the new manager Steve Cooper.

Tottenham Hotspur

Rodon joined Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur on October 16, 2020, for a cost of PS11 million, on a five year contract. Rodon began the Premier League debut for Tottenham Hotspur on October 26, 2020 when he came on as a substitute to Son Heung-min at the 93rd minute during the 1-0 win away to Burnley. The player made his debut for Tottenham Hotspur in the away game against Chelsea on 29 November when Toby Alderweireld had an injury and he was able to keep the score clean in the 0-0 draw.

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International career

He was included in the preliminary selection for the senior Wales group in May of 2018 to play a friendly game against Mexico however he was not part of the final squad. He was selected for an official game for the first-time for a September 2019 qualifying game against Azerbaijan. Rodon played his first game against Azerbaijan in the 90 minutes of the game in a 2-1 victory. In May 2021, he was chosen to the Wales team for the postponed UEFA Euro 2020 tournament.

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The style of the game

Rodon is a centre-back with ball skills who has drawn comparisons to Fikayo Tomori.

 

Journalist lists three Premier League clubs interested in Joe Rodon this summer

As per the journalist Ekren Konur Fulham, Nottingham Forest and Wolves have expressed desire to sign Joe Rodon this summer.

Rodon could have played his last game for Tottenham There are reports that he might leave the club to find regular playing duration (The Evening Standard).

Football Insider has also stated in the past that the Swansea player was ‘100% cent’ set his mind to quit the Lilywhites after becoming frustrated with the absence of opportunities.

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The stock of the 24-year-old has increased over the past couple of weeks due to his outstanding performances for Wales The centre-back has been instrumental in helping Robert Page’s side get into the World Cup and putting in impressive performances during the Nations League.

Football.London’s Alasdair Gold revealed last week that the interest in the center-back position was growing.

Konnur has gone on social media to say that the newly promoted duo Fulham along with Forest are both interested in buying Rodon as well as Wolves joining both clubs in the race to acquire Rodon, the Spurs man.

Joe Rodon

Spurs Web Opinion

I don’t think we’ve had enough time with Rodon to determine if Rodon is of sufficient quality for this stage. However, the fact three managers, Mourinho, Nuno and Conte have not seen the 24-year-old indicates that he may have some apparent shortcomings in his technique.

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