Date of birth: 20/02/1998 (18 years old)
Place of birth: Morkhoven (Belgium)
Youth career: Lierse SK, PSV Eindhoven (since 2007)
Current club: PSV Eindhoven/Jong PSV
Squad number: —
Current national team: Belgium U-18
Position: attacking midfielder, winger, second striker, striker
Preferred foot: right
Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —
Tournaments participated in: 2014 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (2/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/0), 2015 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (4/0), 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup (4/1), Future Talents Cup 2014/2015, UEFA Youth League 2015/2016 (2/0)
Contract until: 30.06.2017
Player’s agent: unknown
Transfer rumours: —
Similar type of player: André Schürrle
– lack of flamboyance
Style of play:
– inverted winger/modern attacking midfielder/shadow striker
– versatile attacking player who is capable of playing anywhere along the front line
– likes to shoot from distance
– likes to cross
– likes to vary his play by cutting inside, running to the by-line and swapping wings
– good vision and extremely accurate long-range passing ability
– well-rounded, hard-working team player
– very strong mentally, physically and technically
– exceptional precision when passing and shooting
– eagerness to track back and work for the team
– possesses powerful and accurate shot
– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses
– excellent range of passing
– has tendency to try speculative shots from distance
– able to score and dribble comfortably with both feet
He is best suited to playing as:
Left winger in 4-3-3.
Otten Cup 2015 winner with PSV.
2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup 3rd place with Belgium.
Eerste Divisie 2015/2016 (ongoing): 1 match/0 goals (Jong PSV)
Matthias Verreth joined PSV Eindhoven academy from Lierse SK in 2007 aged just nine. He made his professional debut for Jong PSV – the reserve team of PSV Eindhoven – in the second division on 26 February 2016 against Achilles ’29 in a 3-2 away defeat. He is a regular youth international for Belgium, where he started at the U-15 level and currently plays for U-18. In 2015, he was one of the key players for Belgium at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, where young “Red Devils” have taken the bronze medal and Matthias scored one of the most beautiful goals of the tournament.
Football Talent Scout potential rating:
Country-scale star with top European club ambition.