DouéDésiré DOUÉ


BornJun 3, 2005
Angers, FRANCE
Age19 years old
Size1.77 m
Weight72 kg
PositionCentral midfielder
Arrival(s)From academy
End of contract2026
Euro U17 (2022)
Born in Angers, and coming through the youth team ranks in the same class as Mathys Tel and Jeanuel Belocian, all born in 2005, Désiré Doué is an attacking midfielder who was developed at Stade Rennais. He is the younger brother of Guela Doué, who signed professional in November 2021, and also the cousin of Yann Gboho, who also started his playing career at Rennes, before being loaned out to Vitesse Arnhem. Désiré Doué also obtained 7 caps for the French U17s, scoring three goals in that time, up to January 2022. On 20th February 2022, he was given his first call up with the professionals of Stade Rennais for the home game against Troyes on matchday 25 of the 2021/2022 First Division league season. On 14th April 2022, he signed his first professional contract for Rennes, in a two-year deal. After scoring three goals in his first months as a First-Team player under the tutelage of Bruno Genesio, he extended his contract with the club on 2nd November 2022, and then added an additional season on 7th August 2023, with 34 appearances and 4 goals to his name as a professional footballer.