| Isaac Scot Hayden|
| (1995-03-22) 22 March 1995 (age 20)|
Arsenal F.C. (#42 / Defender)
Isaac Hayden Wikipedia
Isaac Scot Hayden (born 22 March 1995) is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Newcastle United. Hayden has also featured for clubs Arsenal and Hull City in his footballing career.
Hayden was born in Chelmsford and played for Southend United until he was 13 years old. He subsequently made the move to London to join up with that of Arsenal's Academy.
Hayden made his full debut for Arsenal in the third round of the League Cup in September of 2013 against West Bromwich Albion. He started the away match playing in midfield and was substituted after 84 minutes for Swede Kristoffer Olsson. Arsenal eventually won the game on penalties at The Hawthorns. On 23 September 2014, Hayden made a second appearance for Arsenal, playing at centre back in another League Cup third-round game, a 1–2 home defeat against Southampton in September of 2014.
On 31 July 2015, Hayden joined Hull City on a season-long loan to gain first team experience. Hayden made his debut for the club on the opening day of the 2015–16 season in a 2–0 home win to Huddersfield Town. Hayden opened his account when he scored the final goal for Hull in the 6–0 defeat of Charlton Athletic on 16 January 2016.
On 11 July 2016, it was announced that Hayden has joined Newcastle United on a five-year deal. Hayden scored his first goal for Newcastle in a 4–1 win over Reading on 17 August 2016. Hayden went on to win the 2016–17 Championship with Newcastle in May 2017.
Hayden has represented England at the Under 16, 17, Under18, U19, U20 and Under 21 levels of football.
Arsène Wenger has described Hayden as a player whose key assets are concentration, intelligence and strength. Equally comfortable at centre-back or in central-midfield, whilst having also previously featured at right-back and as a playmaker.
Hayden is of Jamaican descent on his father’s side.As of match played 28 April 2017