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Wout Weghorst Net Worth: How Much Does The On-Loan Besiktas Striker Earns?

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Wout Weghorst is a professional footballer who operates as a centre-forward for Besiktas, on loan from Burnley and the Netherlands national team. He is having an encouraging campaign in Turkey as he has managed to find some consistency in terms of his productivity in front of the opponent’s goal.

Weghorst has banged in ten goals and grabbed four assists in 21 matches for the Turkish club this season on all fronts. The 30-year-old has led the line relatively well based on his average of 3.3 shots, 1.1 key passes and 0.6 dribbles per 90 minutes in the Turkish Super Lig. However, he has been a bit untidy when distributing the ball from the back, as evidenced by his pass completion rate of 69.5% in league football (stats via whoscored).

Wout Weghorst: Early Life

Weghorst was born in Borne, Netherlands and came through the youth ranks of Dutch football, playing for clubs such as Willem, FC Emmen, Heracles Almelo before going on to feature for AZ Alkmaar in 2016.

His first move away from his homeland came just two years later when he joined VfL Wolfsburg. In 2022, Burnley decided to take a chance on Weghorst but he struggled to give a good account of himself in the Premier League.

The Clarets opted to loan the Dutch striker out to Besiktas last summer. Weghorst has so far enjoyed a productive loan spell in Turkey.

Wout Weghorst
BURNLEY, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 05: Wout Weghorst of Burnley looks on during the Premier League match between Burnley and Watford at Turf Moor on February 05, 2022 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) The 4th Official uses images provided by the following image agency: Getty Images (https://www.gettyimages.de/) and Imago Images (https://www.imago-images.de/)

Salary And Endorsements

Weghorst’s net worth at the moment is believed to be $6.5m. It’s unclear how much he is earning at the moment. However, Weghorst used to make £40,000 per week for his services at Wolfsburg which summed up to be £2,080,000 per year.

Weghorst’s market value is understood to be €14.00m. He has previously penned a major endorsement deal with Adidas. However, he has chosen not to reveal any details about his car collection or house.

Wout Weghorst Net Worth In 2023

In 2023, Weghorst’s net worth is estimated to be $6.5m. He used to earn £40,000 per week during his time with Wolfsburg.

Net Worth $6.5m
Salary £40,000 per week
Source of Income Soccer Player (Centre-Forward)
Cars Not Disclosed
House Not Disclosed

 

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