Sepp van den Berg

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Sepp van den Berg
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Van den Berg with PEC Zwolle, 2018
Personal information
Full name Sepp van den Berg[1]
Date of birth (2001-12-20) 20 December 2001 (age 18)
Place of birth Zwolle, Netherlands
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[2]
Playing position(s) Centre-back / Right-back
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 72
Youth career
2008–2012 CSV '28
2012–2018 PEC Zwolle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2019 PEC Zwolle 22 (0)
2019– Liverpool 0 (0)
National team
2018– Netherlands U19 6 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:30, 31 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:34, 25 June 2019 (UTC)

Sepp van den Berg (born 20 December 2001) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as centre-back for English Premier League club Liverpool.

Club career[edit]

PEC Zwolle[edit]

After successfully progressing through the Zwolle youth ranks since 2012, Van den Berg made his first team debut on 11 March 2018, coming on as a 45th minute substitute in a 2–0 league defeat at home to FC Groningen.[3]

Liverpool[edit]

On 27 June 2019, Van den Berg joined Liverpool for a confirmed fee of £1.3 million, which could potentially rise up to £4.4 million if all agreed clauses are activated.[4][5] He made his competitive debut for the club on 25 September 2019 in an EFL Cup match against Milton Keynes Dons.[6] Van den Berg made his first start in Liverpool's 5–5 tie against Arsenal in the EFL Cup fourth round on 30 October. Liverpool went on to win 5–4 in the penalty shoot-out.[7]

International career[edit]

Van den Berg is a youth international for the Netherlands.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 4 February 2020
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
PEC Zwolle 2017–18[9] Eredivisie 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
2018–19[9] 15 0 1 0 0 0 16 0
PEC Zwolle Total 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0
Liverpool U21 2019–20[10] 1[a] 0 1 0
Liverpool 2019–20[10] Premier League 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 0
Total 22 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 28 0
Notes
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in the EFL Trophy.

Honours[edit]

Liverpool

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019/20 Premier League squads confirmed". Premier League. 3 September 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  2. ^ "S. van den Berg". Soccerway. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  3. ^ "FC Groningen v PEC Zwolle March report". www.no.whoscored.com. 27 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Sepp van den Berg: Liverpool reach agreement to sign defender from PEC Zwolle". www.bbc.co.uk. 27 June 2019.
  5. ^ "Liverpool agree deal to sign Sepp van den Berg". Liverpool F.C. 27 June 2019.
  6. ^ "MK Dons 0–2 Liverpool". BBC Sport. 25 September 2019.
  7. ^ Sanders, Emma (30 October 2019). "Liverpool 5-5 (5-4) Arsenal: Shootout decides 10-goal thriller". BBC Sport. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  8. ^ "OnsOranje". www.onsoranje.nl.
  9. ^ a b Sepp van den Berg at Soccerway. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Games played by Sepp van den Berg in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  11. ^ Poole, Harry (21 December 2019). "Liverpool 1–0 Flamengo". BBC Sport. Retrieved 21 December 2019.

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