TFA Scouted: Wouter Burger signs for Stoke City from FC Basel for €5m – scout report
Wouter Burger becomes another smart signing by Stoke City this window joining from FC Basel for €5m – xGOLD identified Burger as a standout talent in Switzerland back in August 2022 and our video scouting confirmed that he was capable of making a move to a good Tier 2 side.
Who is Wouter Burger?
“Wouter Burger, at 22 years of age, is a player who can adapt to various roles in midfield. He is very intelligent to shine in different game ideas and works with a lot of intensity in every phase.
He is a player who could improve his technique to be more decisive when attacking and in tight spaces. However, his decision making is very good – he doesn’t tend to take too many risks and gives a lot of routine passes, but this way he ensures to keep possession and avoids losses in very dangerous areas.
Due to his current level, Wouter Burger could play in a Tier 2 league in the short term.”
You can read our TFA Scouted scout report with our unique TIPPSTER model below.