Association football player
|Birth||24 February 1991, Montpellier, Hérault, Occitania, France|
Nicolas Benezet (born 24 February 1991 in Montpellier) is a French football player who currently plays for French club En Avant de Guingamp in Ligue 1. He plays as an attacking midfielder and is known for his positional versatility and small frame.
Prior to signing with Nîmes in 2004, Benezet played in the youth academy of Montpellier. He made his professional debut in the 2010–11 season on 15 October 2010 in a league match against Istres appearing as a substitute in a 0–0 draw. On 8 December 2010, he signed his first professional contract after agreeing to a three-year deal with Nîmes. Two days later, he rewarded Nîmes by scoring his first professional goal in a 3–2 victory over Istres in the Coupe de France. On 21 December, he scored his first professional league goal in a 2–0 win against Metz.
At the end of the 2012–13 season, top-flight clubs Sochaux-Montbéliard and Evian Thonon Gaillard showed interest in signing him and in July 2013, Benezet joined Evian.
On 3 July 2015, Benezet signed for Guingamp.
(Correct as of 26 May 2013)