Peter Villum Berthelsen

Peter Villum Berthelsen

Country: Denmark

Date of birth: 14/04/2006 (17 years old)

Place of birth: Denmark

Height: —

Youth career: FC Nordsjælland

Current club: FC Nordsjælland

Squad number: —

Current national team: —

Position: central midfielder, attacking midfielder

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by —

Tournaments participated in: Algarve Cup 2023, Future Cup 2023

Contract until: unknown

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Christian Eriksen


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To improve:

– good work rate and activity in pressing/defensive phase but he still has a big margin to improve his general defensive efficiency

– power and accuracy of his shooting skills/he’s rather not a goal threat at the moment

– physical development

– aerial duels

Style of play:

– playmaker/advanced playmaker

– versatile midfielder who’s tactically astute and technically capable of playing in various tactical systems

– good pace, agility, and coordination

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

– elegant player with great technique on the ball, fast direction shifts, short-dribbling, and good short-mid through passing ability

– likes to have the ball at his feet and he’s often an additional passing option

– likes to play short passes

– good body orientation while receiving and playing passes

– intelligent movement between the lines

– vertical player who often creates numerical superiority with his progressive/line-breaking passes

very high football IQ and spatial awareness

– player with an outstanding vision to execute killer passes and set up goal-scoring opportunities for his teammates

– extraordinary thinking when on the ball – he often chooses options that are unexpected for the opposition

– feels very comfortable in quick combination and one-touch play

– very good composure and retention skills under pressure/press-resistant player

– superb technique, footwork, and close control in tight spaces

– above-average decision-making for a player of his age

– not the strongest physically but knows very well how to use his body to shield the ball from his opponents

– operates quite comfortably with his weaker left foot

– good indirect set-piece taker

Berthelsen controls the ball, makes a quick decision, and provides a very good ball for his teammate.
Berthelsen shows his calmness in tight spaces and provides a brilliant assist.
Berthelsen stays calm under pressure, loses his marker with a quick feint, and provides a very good pass.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Central midfielder in 4-3-3.



Algarve Cup 2023 Player of the Tournament.

Future Cup 2023 winner with Nordsjælland.

Future Cup 2023 Player of the Tournament.

League summary (as for 14 April 2023):

No senior team appearances yet.


Peter Villum Berthelsen is another highly talented player from the superb FC Nordsjælland youth academy. He has been in phenomenal form this year – he won the MVP awards in two very prestigious tournaments Algarve Cup and Future Cup. He is a member of a very interesting generation of Danish players born in 2006 which includes, among others Tobias Lund Jensen, Jonathan Asp, Oscar Schwartau, Sebastian Biller Mikkelsen, Cornelius Olsson, Tobias Slotsager, Christian Jørgensen, Victor Froholdt, Nikolaj Juul-Sandberg, Amin Chiakha, Anders Noshe, Jonatan Lindekilde, Hjalte Bidstrup, and Lasse Overgaard.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:

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First team material in a top European league.



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