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Kevin Strootman Biography

Kevin Strootman is a Dutch footballer, who currently plays for PSV Eindhoven. He primarily plays as a central midfielder. Playing in a primarily central midfield position, he can also feature as a holding midfielder or a deep lying playmaker. Strootman began his career with VV Rijsoord and signed a youth contract for RJO Sparta Rotterdam in 2007. He was promoted to the senior team in January 2008. His first full season proved to be very successful and he caught the eye of bigger clubs in the Eredivisie. On 28 June 2011, it was announced Strootman transferred to Eredivisie side PSV Eindhoven in a duo-transfer with FC Utrechtteammate Dries Mertens for a combined total of 13 million euros. On 24 September 2011, Strootman scored his first goal for PSV in a 7–1 win overRoda JC and scored his second goal in a 6–1 win over Groningen. Kevin Strootman made his international debut in the friendly against Austria on 9 February 2011, replacing Theo Janssen. He scored his first international goal against Finland on 6 September 2011, and was included in the Dutch Euro 2012 squad.

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Serie A 2016/17, Roma 3-1 Juventus: 5 talking points
Serie A 2016/17, Roma 3-1 Juventus: 5 talking points
The champagne is on ice for Juve, who will have to wait to secure a sixth-straight Serie A title
5 reasons why the Netherlands are struggling at the moment
5 reasons why the Netherlands are struggling at the moment
Time for the Netherlands to have a rethink about the their footballing principles?
Senad Lulic sparks racism row with comments aimed at Antonio Rudiger after Roma derby
Senad Lulic sparks racism row with comments aimed at Antonio Rudiger after Roma derby
Lazio's Senad Lulic called Roma's Antonio Rudiger a street-seller of "socks and belts", sparking a racism row and could face a 10-match ban.
Serie A 2016/17: 5 things we learnt from Gameweek 2
Serie A 2016/17: 5 things we learnt from Gameweek 2
Juventus ground out a win to steal a march on their title rivals Roma and Napoli
5 long-term injury absentees who will be back with a vengeance next season
5 long-term injury absentees who will be back with a vengeance next season
A look at the players recently afflicted by serious injuries who will look to return with a vengeance next season.
5 players who could replace Michael Carrick at Manchester United
5 players who could replace Michael Carrick at Manchester United
Michael Carrick's role at Manchester United is slowly coming to an end.
9 players whose seasons were cut-short by injuries
9 players whose seasons were cut-short by injuries
Injuries are part-and-parcel of football. We take a look at 9 players whose seasons were ruined and cut-short by injuries.
Reports: Manchester United not likely to enter bidding war for Paul Pogba
Reports: Manchester United not likely to enter bidding war for Paul Pogba
Transfer rumours surrounding Paul Pogba and Kevin Strootman.
Is Kevin Strootman the next Owen Hargreaves?
Is Kevin Strootman the next Owen Hargreaves?
Kevin Strootman has been struggling with injuries for a long time now.
What Manchester United's lineup could look like next season
What Manchester United's lineup could look like next season
Last summer saw Manchester United spend £150 million to acquire some world class talent. The club had to overpay for some players because it cou ...
11 Players who need to work on their fitness this season
11 Players who need to work on their fitness this season
Football is nothing if not a game of fitness. A lot of how a team fairs in a season depends on the fitness levels of players and how they manage to r ...
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 19, 2015
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 19, 2015
The transfer season has moved to it’s third week with the rumour mill working overtime. Some of these rumours were turned into reality, while ot ...
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman denies transfer links to Manchester United
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman denies transfer links to Manchester United
The Dutch international denied reports about his transfer to Manchester United and pledged his loyalty to AS Roma
Louis van Gaal's 5 potential January transfer targets
Louis van Gaal's 5 potential January transfer targets
The New Year is here, and it brings us to the favorite time of the season – The Transfer Window! Time and again, all we fans with opinions (ever ...
Kevin Strootman pledges loyalty to Roma, insists everyone wants to play for Madrid or Barca
Kevin Strootman pledges loyalty to Roma, insists everyone wants to play for Madrid or Barca
Kevin Strootman has been repeatedly linked with a move to Manchester United but the midfielder claims that he is happy to stay at the Stadio Olimpico.
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