Trent Sainsbury

by Rob 25 Apr,2018
Trent Sainsbury
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Trent Lucas Sainsbury
  • Birth Place Thornlie, Western Australia, Australia
  • Famous Name Trent Sainsbury
  • Father Scott Sainsbury
  • Salary $4 million
  • Nationality Australian and English
  • Currently Working For National Team of Australia and Jiangsu Suning
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Elissa Sainsbury
  • Divorce No
  • Children No
  • Girlfriend No
  • Tatto(s) No

Trent Sainsbury is an Australian international footballer who currently plays as Centre-back for National Team of Australia and Swiss club Grasshoppers FC on a loan from Chinese Super League, Jiangsu Suning F.C. The 26-years-old footballer has previously played for Perth Glory, AIS, Central Coast Mariners, and PEC Zwolle.

Sainsbury was the member of the Central Coast Mariners that won A-League Premiership and A-League Championship in 2012-013. Relatives is the agent of Trent Sainsbury.

Trent Sainsbury’s Early Life

Trent Sainsbury was born on January 5, 1992, in Thornlie, Western Australia as Trent Lucas Sainsburg. His father's name is Scott Sainsbury. Regarding his nationality, he holds both Australian and English.

He enrolled at Kelmscott Senior High School. Since his early age, Sainsbury developed a passion for soccer at Armadale Junior Junior Soccer Club in Armadale, Western Australia. 

Trent Sainsbury’s Net Worth

Sainsbury’s current market value is estimated to be around £900,000. He became one of the Australians' highest-earning footballer when he joined the Jiangsu where he played alongside Ramires and Alex Teixeira.

Trent Sainsbury current earns around $4 million as annual salary from his current club. Even though there are no exact figures about his net worth is available. Apart from this, there is not much information about Sainsbury's other houses and the car he drives.

Trent Sainsbury’s Career

During his youth career, Trent Sainsbury played for Perth Glory and AIS. He was transferred to Central Coast on July 1, 2010, along with Sam Gallagher and made his debut on November 24, 2010. During his first year with the club, he made a total of nine appearances.

Sainsbury renewed his contract with the team for next two-years after his successful 2011-012 campaign. He formed a formidable partnership along with Patrick Zwaanswijk after a breakthrough in the 2012-013 A-League.

He then gained interest from European clubs like Roda JC, Basel, Middlesbrough and Southampton. Sainsbury was later nominated for the NAB Young Footballer of the Year which was won by New Zealand professional footballer, Marco Rojas.

After a couple of years, Sainsbury's first goal came on April 3, 2013, against Guizhou Renhe during the 2013 AFC Champions League. In 2014., he left the club after making 60 appearances scoring 1 goal.

Sainsbury was signed by PEC Zwolle on a two-year deal on 13 January 2014 and made his debut on February 6, 2014, against FC Utrecht. His journey with PEC Zwolle ended in 2016 after scoring 1 goal in 28 appearances. Along with the team, he won 2014 Johan Cruijff Shield and KNVB Cup (2013-014).

Sainsbury moved to JS Suning with the transfer fee of £900k on January 25, 2016, on a three-year contract. He has so far scored 2 goals in 34 appearances.

He had a loan spell at Internazionale on January 31, 2017, and made his debut in a 5-2 win against Udinese on May 28, 2017, replacing Davide Santon.

On February 15, 2018, Sainsbury was sent on loan to Grasshoppers which keeps him until June 30, 2018,  for the 2017–18 Swiss Super League season.

Trent Sainsbury has been honored with 2012–13 Mariners Medal and PFA A-League Team of the Season, AFC Asian Cup Team of the Tournament.

Trent Sainsbury’s International Career

In 2007, Sainsbury earned his first international cap with the Australia U-17 with whom he played 12 games and scored 1 goal. He was a member of the team that won 2008 AFF U-16 Youth Championship after beating Bahrain in a penalty shootout.

Sainsbury was a member of the team that was included in the 2008 AFC U-16 Championship and 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup. He was an Australian youth international, having earned 9 caps at under-20.

On September 4, 2014, Sainsbury earned his senior cap with the coach Ange Postecoglou in a 2-0 loss to Belgium.

Sainsbury scored his first international goal against UAE during the 2015 AFC Asian Cup on January 27, 2015. He is the member of the national team that won 2008 AFF U-16 Youth Championship.

He appears along with Bailey Wright and Aziz Behich as starting XI during international matches.

Trent Sainsbury’s Personal Life

Trent Sainsbury is married to his beloved wife, Elissa Sainsbury since 2013.  The couple is together since 2011, however, the exact date of their wedding isn’t revealed yet. So far, the duo doesn't have any child.


Happy bday to my beautiful girlfriend @elissaarnold. ??

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Sainsbury's wife, Elissa is the daughter of former Australian football manager Graham Arnold.

 He stands at 1.83 m i.e. 6 feet and weighs around 76 kg.

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