Date of birth: 28/07/1997 (16 years old)
Place of birth: Roosendaal (Netherlands)
Youth career: Feyenoord, RBC Roosendaal, Willem II, FC Twente
Senior career: FC Twente
Squad number: 10
Current national team: Netherlands U-17
Position: attacking midfielder, winger
Preferred foot: left
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): 50,000 €
Contract until: 30.06.2016
Player’s agent: unknown
Similar type of player: Arjen Robben & Dusan Tadic
Style of play:
– flamboyant winger
– likes to dribble
– likes to cut inside
– likes to shoot from distance
– avoids using weaker foot
– often beats an opponent with a trick or feint
He is best suited to playing as:
Right winger in 4-3-3.
European Under-17 Championship 2014 runner-up with Netherlands.
Eerste Divisie 2013/2014: 7 matches/2 goals (Jong Twente)
Eredivisie 2013/2014: 1 match/0 goals (FC Twente)
Bilal Ould-Chikh came through several youth programs, including Feyenoord, RBC Rosendaal and Willem II. In 2012, despite interest from Ajax and PSV, he joined FC Twente youth academy. He made his professional debut for Twente second team on 17th March 2014 against FC Eindhoven. Few weeks later he scored twice in a 2-1 victory against De Graafschap. Thanks to his good performances he was given a chance to make his first team debut. That occured on May 4th 2014 in a league match against Zwolle, where he replaced Youness Mokhtar at 68th minute mark. He was born in Netherlands and represents young “Oranje” at junior level, but is also eligible to play for Morocco through his parents. He has been in great form during UEFA European Under-17 European Championships in Malta – he scored 1 goal, made 1 assist and was Scored 1 goal, had an assist and was one of the best players of the “Jong Oranje” team which finished 2nd.
“I feel very good here, especially if I can train with Twente first team. I learn a lot from players like Dusan Tadic, Felipe Gutierrez and Youness Mokhtar.”
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.