Cheikhou Kouyate

Born: December 21, 1989 (age 26)

Height: 6'4" (194cm)

Hometown: Dakar, Senegal
Nationality: Senegal flag Senegalese

Position: Defender/Midfielder
Team: West Ham United (no. 8)
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Career History
Senior2010-2014Anderlecht
2014-West Ham United
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Mark Noble celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United on April 30, 2016
Result: Mark Noble double helps West Ham United coast past West Bromwich Albion
West Ham United move into fifth place in the Premier League table with a 3-0 victory away at West Bromwich Albion.
Apr 30, 16:52
Cheikhou Kouyate scores his side's first goal during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United on April 30, 2016
Live Commentary: West Bromwich Albion 0-3 West Ham United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of West Ham United's 3-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.
Apr 30, 14:00
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri consoles Jamie Vardy after he was sent off on April 17, 2016
Result: Ten-man Leicester City rescue late draw to move eight points clear
Leonardo Ulloa scores a 95th-minute penalty to rescue a 2-2 draw for Leicester City against West Ham United, sending the Foxes eight points clear at the top of the table.
Apr 17, 15:28
Petr Cech, the Arsenal goalkeeper warms up prior to the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and Olympique Lyonnais at the Emirates Stadium on July 25, 2015
Team News: Arsenal's David Ospina picked over Petr Cech, Andy Carroll starts for West Ham
Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina is picked ahead of Petr Cech, while Andy Carroll starts for West Ham United in this afternoon's Premier League clash.
Apr 9, 11:52
Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace and Robbie Brady of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Crystal Palace at Carrow Road on August 8, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Norwich City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday afternoon's Premier League match between two sides in danger of going down, Crystal Palace and Norwich City.
Apr 8, 19:02
Petr Cech of Arsenal concedes the second goal against West Ham United in the Premier League on August 9, 2015
Preview: West Ham United vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Saturday lunchtime's Premier League clash between London duo West Ham United and Arsenal.
Apr 8, 13:11
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
West Ham United's Cheikhou Kouyate has red card rescinded by the FA
West Ham United midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate has his red card rescinded by the Football Association following Saturday's sending-off against Crystal Palace.
Apr 5, 14:34
 Slaven Bilic looks on prior to the Premier League match between Norwich City and West Ham United on February 13, 2016
Slaven Bilic slams Cheikhou Kouyate red card decision
West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic slams Mark Clattenburg's decision to sent Cheikhou Kouyate off during his side's 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace.
Apr 2, 21:58
Wilfried Zaha and Mark Noble in action during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Crystal Palace on April 2, 2016
Result: Ten-man West Ham United held by Crystal Palace
Ten-man West Ham United drop two points in the Champions League race as they are held to a 2-2 draw by Crystal Palace.
Apr 2, 17:17
Manuel Lanzini (L) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates Andy Carroll (C) and Aaron Cresswell (R) during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and West Ham United at Selhurst Park on October 17
Preview: West Ham United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday afternoon's Premier League match between London sides West Ham United and Crystal Palace.
Apr 1, 12:29
Manuel Lanzini celebrates scoring with Diafra Sakho during the Premier League game between Chelsea and West Ham United on March 19, 2016
Sir Trevor Brooking delighted with Manuel Lanzini capture
West Ham legend Sir Trevor Brooking praises the decision to turn Manuel Lanzini's loan move into a permanent one.
Mar 22, 19:11
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Cheikhou Kouyate pens new West Ham United contract
West Ham United midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate signs a new long-term contract at the Premier League club.
Mar 18, 18:05
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring the winner during the Premier League game between Everton and West Ham United on March 5, 2016
Result: West Ham United fight from 2-0 down to punish ten-man Everton
West Ham United fight back from 2-0 down to beat ten-man Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park.
Mar 5, 16:56
Dimitri Payet (2nd R) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's second goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and West Ham United at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland on October 3, 2015
Preview: West Ham United vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole provides the lowdown ahead of matchday 27's Saturday lunchtime Premier League match between West Ham United and Sunderland.
Feb 26, 13:33
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
West Ham United's Cheikhou Kouyate has red card rescinded by FA
The FA rescinds the red card issued to Cheikhou Kouyate in West Ham United's FA Cup match against Blackburn Rovers.
Feb 23, 15:50
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
West Ham United to appeal Cheikhou Kouyate's red card
West Ham United co-chairman David Gold confirms that the club will appeal Cheikhou Kouyate's red card, which he received in Sunday's FA Cup win over Blackburn Rovers.
Feb 22, 11:12
Dimitri Payet celebrates scoring during the FA Cup game between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United on February 20, 2016
Result: Dimitri Payet, Emmanuel Emenike braces send West Ham through
Dimitri Payet and Emmanuel Emenike both hit braces as West Ham United hammer Blackburn Rovers in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Feb 21, 15:53
Alex Neil Manager of Norwich City looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Everton at Carrow Road on December 12, 2015
Team News: Four changes for West Ham United
Enner Valencia is fit enough to start in this afternoon's trip to Norwich City.
Feb 13, 14:15
Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Leicester City at the Boleyn Ground on August 15, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Cheikhou Kouyate to sign new West Ham United deal?
A report claims that West Ham United are close to tying Senegal midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate to a new four-year contract.
Feb 12, 22:41
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United and Graham Dorrans of Norwich City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Norwich City at the Boleyn Ground on September 26, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash at Carrow Road between struggling Norwich City and West Ham United.
Feb 11, 15:09
Philippe Coutinho runs with the ball for Liverpool during their Premier League meeting with Newcastle United on April 13, 2015
Team News: Philippe Coutinho returns to Liverpool lineup against West Ham in FA Cup replay
Philippe Coutinho returns to Liverpool's starting lineup against West Ham in their FA Cup fourth-round replay.
Feb 9, 18:53
Michail Antonio celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Ham and Aston Villa on February 2, 2016
Result: West Ham United ease past 10-man Aston Villa
Michail Antonio and Cheikhou Kouyate find the net as West Ham United ease to a 2-0 win over Aston Villa at Upton Park.
Feb 2, 21:38
Slaven Bilic manager of West Ham United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Stoke City at the Boleyn Ground on December 12, 2015
Team News: James Tomkins starts for West Ham United
James Tomkins is passed fit to start in West Ham United's clash with Aston Villa.
Feb 2, 18:55
Jordan Ayew sees red during the Premier League game between West Ham and Aston Villa on February 2, 2016
Live Commentary: West Ham United 2-0 Aston Villa - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of West Ham United's 2-0 win over struggling Aston Villa in the Premier League.
Feb 2, 18:45
Sergio Aguero scores Manchester City's second goal against West Ham United and Manchester City at the Boleyn Ground on January 23, 2016
Result: Sergio Aguero brace sees Manchester City draw at West Ham United
West Ham United and Manchester City share the points in a 2-2 draw in Saturday evening's Premier League clash at the Boleyn Ground.
Jan 23, 19:27
 Georginio Wijnaldum of Newcastle United scores his team's second goal against West Ham United at St James' Park on January 16, 2016
Result: Jonjo Shelvey inspires Newcastle to victory against West Ham
Jonjo Shelvey inspires on his debut to help Newcastle United move out of the bottom three thanks to a 2-1 win over West Ham United.
Jan 16, 16:57
Swansea player Jonjo Shelvey in action during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Swansea City and York City at Liberty Stadium on August 25, 2015
Team News: Shelvey makes Newcastle debut
New signing Jonjo Shelvey is given his Newcastle United debut this afternoon as he starts against West Ham United.
Jan 16, 14:15
Dimitri Payet of West Ham United celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at the Boleyn Ground on September 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Preview: Newcastle United vs. West Ham United
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League encounter on Tyneside between Newcastle United and West Ham United.
Jan 14, 16:06
Benik Afobe in action for Wolves on October 24, 2015
Team News: Benik Afobe handed Bournemouth debut against West Ham United
New signing Benik Afobe is handed his debut for Bournemouth in tonight's Premier League clash against West Ham United.
Jan 12, 18:51
Michail Antonio celebrates with Andy Carroll during the game between West Ham and Liverpool on January 2, 2016
Result: Andy Carroll scores against former team as West Ham United down Liverpool
Michail Antonio and Andy Carroll again score the goals as West Ham United make it back-to-back wins by seeing off Liverpool in the first Premier League game of 2016.
Jan 2, 14:39
Jordan Ayew celebrates scoring a penalty for Aston Villa against West Ham on December 26, 2015
Result: Aston Villa, West Ham United extend winless runs with draw at Villa Park
Aston Villa and West Ham United both extend their winless Premier League streaks with a 1-1 draw on Boxing Day at Villa Park.
Dec 26, 17:17
Mauro Zarate of West Ham United and Glenn Whelan of Stoke City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Stoke City at the Boleyn Ground on December 12, 2015
Result: West Ham United, Stoke City fail to break through
West Ham United's winless run is extended to six games as they fail to break through against Stoke City at Upton Park.
Dec 12, 16:55
Mauro Zarate of West Ham United and Glenn Whelan of Stoke City compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Stoke City at the Boleyn Ground on December 12, 2015
Half-Time Report: West Ham United, Stoke City scoreless at break
Neither West Ham United nor Stoke City are able to find a breakthrough in a scrappy first half at Upton Park.
Dec 12, 15:50
Mauro Zarate of West Ham United holds off Craig Dawson of West Bromwich Albion during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at Boleyn Ground on November 29, 2015 in London, England.
Result: Honours even at Upton Park
West Bromwich Albion battle back from a one-goal deficit to claim a share of the spoils from their trip to West Ham United.
Nov 29, 15:58
Mauro Zarate of West Ham United celebrates as he scores their first goal from a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at Boleyn Ground on November 29, 2015 in London, England.
Half-Time Report: Mauro Zarate puts West Ham in command
Mauro Zarate sends an effort over the West Bromwich Albion wall and into the top corner of the net to hand West Ham United a 1-0 half-time lead at Upton Park.
Nov 29, 14:51
Mark Noble of West Ham United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Newcastle United at Boleyn Ground on September 14, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Mark Noble: 'West Ham United hurt by Tottenham Hotspur defeat'
West Ham United captain Mark Noble admits that he and his teammates were deeply disappointed by their 4-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.
Nov 24, 00:47
Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on November 22, 2015 in London, England.
Result: Tottenham Hotspur romp to London derby victory against hapless West Ham United
Harry Kane scores twice to help Tottenham Hotspur on their way to a 4-1 victory over London rivals West Ham United at White Hart Lane.
Nov 22, 17:50
West Ham United's English striker Andy Carroll (2nd L) scores his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Chelsea at The Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, east London on October 24, 2015
Match Analysis: West Ham United 2-1 Chelsea
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at Upton Park.
Oct 24, 17:36
Mauro Zarate (2nd L) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on October 24, 2015
Result: West Ham see off 10-man Chelsea to move third
Andy Carroll heads a late winner as West Ham United beat champions Chelsea 2-1 at Upton Park.
Oct 24, 16:57
Mauro Zarate (2nd L) of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's first goal with his team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Chelsea at Boleyn Ground on October 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: West Ham lead 10-man Chelsea
Mauro Zarate gives West Ham United the lead before Nemaja Matic is sent off for Chelsea in the first half of a feisty London derby at Upton Park.
Oct 24, 15:53
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516