Wouter Burger

Wouter Burger


Country: Netherlands

Date of birth: 16/02/2001 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Netherlands

Height: —

Youth career: ZBVH, SHO, Excelsior Rotterdam, Feyenoord (since 2013)

Current club: Feyenoord

Squad number: —

Current national team: Netherlands U-17

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder, winger

Preferred foot: left

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: UEFA Youth League 2017/2018 (6/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2020

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Mousa Dembélé



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– if he improves his ambidexterity he will become even more complete player


Style of play:

– playmaker

– creative player with very good technical ability, 1vs1 short-dribbling skills, close ball control, fast direction shifts in possession and vision to make through passes to the teammates providing dynamism to the team’s last offensive third plays

– outstanding vision and extremely accurate long-range passing ability

– likes to come a bit deeper to get the ball

– very comfortable & elegant with the ball at his feet

– creative at his off-the-ball movements, and likes to find the best space to receive the ball with good timings, linking up the team’s midfield and attack

– knows how to dictate tempo, he’s creative and has the natural ability of an ‘orchestrator’ midfielder who can perform at all of midfield positions, linking up the team’s midfield and attack with ease and effectiveness

– able to deliver pin-point passes and crosses

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces/press-resistant player

– determined in defensive phase with good anticipation sense to provide key interceptions, clearences and tackles

– avoids using weaker foot

– fairly good in the air


He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.






League summary (as for 4 March 2018):

No senior team appearances yet.



Wouter Burger is a product of Feyenoord Rotterdam academy – youth system famous for its high quality, and in the past years players like Dutch internationals Robin van Persie, Stefan de Vrij, Georginio Wijnaldum, Vincent Janssen & Bruno Martins Indi. He is a part of the very talented new generation of Feyenoord players born in 1999, 2000 and 2001 which includes, among others, Dylan Vente, Jordy Wehrmann, Tyrell Malacia, Cheick Toure, Achraf el Bouchataoui, Crysencio Summerville and Lutsharel Geertruida. Wouter is also a regular player for the Dutch youth national teams and now, he is one of the leaders of Netherlands Under-17 squad.




Football Talent Scout potential rating:

9/10   BallBallBallBallBallBallBallBallBall

Player has potential to become a key player in a top European club.





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