Date of birth: 09/05/1995 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Broechem (Belgium)
Club career: Club Brugge
Current national team: Belgium U-19
Position: winger, secondary striker
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 200,000 €
Contract until: unknown
Similar type of player: Harry Kewell
– plays very well with his weaker foot
– suitable to play on both wings
Style of play:
– likes to cut inside
– likes to dribble
– likes to enter the opposition’s penalty area whenever possible
– likes to swap positions
He is best suited to playing as:
Left winger in 4-2-3-1.
Jupiler League 2013/2014 (ongoing): 5 matches/0 goals (Club Brugge)
This season several talented young footballers from Club Brugge youth academy debuted in Jupiler League – Bjorn Engels, Nikola Storm, Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo and Tuur Dierckx who is perhaps the most talented of them all. He began his career at Broechem, afterwards he played for youth teams of Lierse and Westerlo. He joined “Blauw-Zwart” academy in 2009 regarded as a big talent. He shone in the youth teams from the beginning and thanks to that he already got his first pro contract after only one year. In 2013 manager Juan Carlos Garrido decided to promote the youngster to first team squad. He made his debut on 26 July 2013 in the first game of the 2013–14 season against Charleroi, in which He replaced Lior Refaelov after 81 minutes. So far, he has 5 appearances in Jupiler League and 1 in UEFA Europa League. He represented Belgium at U-15, U-16, U-17 levels and now he is a member of “Red Devils” U-19 national team.
“Tuur plays perfectly with both feet. He can play on all four offensive positions.”
(Gert Verheyen – former Belgian international and current manager of the Belgium national under-19 team)
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.