|Full name||Johan Walem|
|Date of birth||1 February 1972|
|Place of birth||Soignies, Belgium|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Johan Walem (born 1 February 1972 in Soignies, Belgium) is a Belgian football manager and former player, who currently manages the Belgium national under-21 football team; he previously worked as head coach of the Kortrijk. Walem was considered one of the best Belgian midfielders of his generation, but gained only a few caps (36) for the national team, scoring two goals.
His former clubs are Molenbeek (as a youngster), Anderlecht, Udinese, Parma (on loan), Standard Liège, Torino and Catania. At Udinese, he was nicknamed Il Geometra (The Geometer) as he was very precise in his passes. His partnership with German striker Oliver Bierhoff was also praised at that time. After he retired he has worked as TV consultant for Belgacom TV and as youth-coach at Udinese Calcio. Walem took over the job as head coach of the Belgium national under-21 football team after the 2011–12 season.
- Belgian Young Professional Player of the Year: 1992
- Johan Walem at L'Équipe Football (in French)
- Voetbal international website (in Dutch)
- Johan Walem at FootballDatabase.eu
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