Jan Wuytens

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Jan Wuytens
Personal information
Full name Jan Wuytens
Date of birth (1985-06-09) 9 June 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Hasselt, Belgium
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
free agent
Youth career
1997–2004 PSV Eindhoven
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 PSV Eindhoven 0 (0)
2005–2009 Heracles Almelo 79 (5)
2009–2013 FC Utrecht 126 (6)
2013–2016 AZ 33 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 August 2016.

Jan Wuytens (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjɑn ˈʋœytə(n)s]; born 9 June 1985) is a Belgian footballer who plays as a centre back.


Wuytens is a defender who was born in Hasselt and began his career with PSV Eindhoven in 1998.[1] He left after six years and joined Heracles Almelo, making his professional debut in the 2005–06 season.[2] On 15 June 2009 league rivals FC Utrecht bought the defender for €900,000.[3]

On 2 August 2016, his contract until 2017 was terminated.

International career[edit]

He is a former Belgium Under-19 international.


Jan is also the cousin of Stijn Wuytens, who plays professionally for AZ Alkmaarl.[4]


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