Date of birth
Dacosta joined City following the expiry of his contract with French Ligue 2 side, FC Chamois Niort.
Born in Marseille, Julien joined his hometown club as a youngster, developing in the academy of Ligue 1 side Olympique de Marseille.
In 2017, the full back moved to Chamois Niort, where he established himself at right-back and made 80 appearances in all competitions.
Dacosta then departed for the Sky Blues in 2020, agreeing a three-year-deal, before being hit with an injury blow in pre-season which would keep him out for up to four months.