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Kevin Strootman

25-Year-Old Midfielder     Roma  Serie A


Netherlands

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  February 13, 1990    Birthplace:  Ridderkerk
Nationality:  Netherlands    Height:  6' 1"    

January 29, 2015    Kevin Strootman News

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Roma announced Thursday that Strootman underwent knee surgery in the Netherlands on Wednesday, with Strootman tweeting that he will be out for a couple weeks.

Strootman has been heavily linked to a move to Manchester United this season, but the knee surgery will all but remove that possibility. It's been an injury-plagued season for the Dutchman, who has no goals and two assists in only six Serie A appearances.

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December 17, 2014

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Roma's general director Mauro Baldissoni said that Strootman would not be leaving the club in January to join Manchester United, reports the Daily Mail.

Roma is growing frustrated that rumors concerning Strootman's future continue to circulate. The club insists he is not going to transfer away, even if presented with a large transfer fee.

November 10, 2014

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Strootman briefly played in his first match since March when Roma defeated Torino 3-0 on Sunday.

Strootman missed the World Cup and has been mentioned as a transfer target for Manchester United. Now that he's fit following a torn ACL, the transfer chatter will surely start up again.

March 10, 2014

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Strootman suffered a torn ACL during Sunday's Serie A match against Napoli and he will miss the rest of the season, Goal.com reports. Additionally, he has been ruled out for this summer's World Cup.

This is a huge blow for Roma, who went from a crowded midfield to one that's searching for answers, after Strootman's injury and the January sale of Michael Bradley to Toronto FC of Major League Soccer.

March 9, 2014

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Strootman was taken off in the 13th minute of AS Roma's Serie A match against Napoli on Sunday and there are fears he could have suffered ligament damage in his knee, according to Football Italia.

Strootman had to be stretchered off the pitch, and the Roma medical staff confirmed after the game that he at least suffered a sprained left knee. He was seen leaving Stadio San Paolo using crutches, and is scheduled to have more tests Monday. It would be a huge blow for Roma, who previously had enough midfield depth to send Michael Bradley to Toronto FC of Major League Soccer. After the loss, Roma is now 12 points behind leaders Juventus, with a game in hand, and are only three points ahead of Napoli.

January 19, 2014

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Strootman scored a goal during Roma's 3-0 win over Livorno on Saturday.

Strootman now has five goals and six assists in Serie A action this season, the latter of which is only one off the league-lead.

July 18, 2013

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The young Dutch midfielder has moved to AS Roma from PSV Eindhoven, Football Italia reports.

Strootman could compete with American Michael Bradley for playing time.