Player Profile: Ben Sahar
Full Name: Ben Sahar
Born: Thursday, 10th August 1989
Place of Birth: Holon, Israel
Height: 5' 11"
Sahar signed for Chelsea in May 2006 from Hapoel Tel Aviv for £320,000, having previously spent a two-month period on trial at Stamford Bridge. Sahar was called up to the Chelsea first team to play Macclesfield Town in the FA Cup on 6 January 2007, and made his debut coming on as a substitute for Salomon Kalou in the 76th minute. Four days later, Sahar came on as a substitute in the 60th minute of Chelsea's 1–1 draw with Wycombe Wanderers in the League Cup. He made his Premiership debut on 13 January 2007, coming off the bench to replace Arjen Robben in the 82nd minute of the match against Wigan Athletic. He later made two additional Premier League substitute appearances for the Blues that season, against Manchester United and Everton.
Hapoel Tel Aviv
Chelsea (May 2006 to Jul 2009) - cost: £320,000
--->Queens Park Rangers (L)
--->Sheffield Wednesday (L)
--->De Graafschap (L)
--->Hapoel Tel Aviv (L)
--->Arminia Bielefeld (L)
Hapoel Be'er Sheva
* (L) = On Loan
Debut: Saturday, 6th January 2007, Chelsea 6 - 1 Macclesfield Town (Substitute)
Last Appearance: Sunday, 13th May 2007, Chelsea 1 - 1 Everton (Substitute)
* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Ben Sahar made 5 appearances for Chelsea, of which 5 were as a substitute.
|F.A. Cup||6th Jan 2007||Chelsea||6||1||Macclesfield Town||41,434|
|League Cup||10th Jan 2007||Wycombe Wanderers||1||1||Chelsea||9,771|
|League||13th Jan 2007||Chelsea||4||0||Wigan Athletic||40,846|
|League||9th May 2007||Chelsea||0||0||Manchester United||41,794|
|League||13th May 2007||Chelsea||1||1||Everton||41,746|
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