John Souttar is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for Heart of Midlothian in the Scottish Premiership, and for the Scotland national team. He previously played for Dundee United before joining Hearts in February 2016.
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He previously played for Dundee United before joining Hearts in February 2016. As of January 2020, he is vice-captain of Hearts. Initially known as a central defender, Souttar was converted to play as a defensive midfielder towards the end of his stay at Dundee United, however he has more recently been deployed as a centre back for Hearts.
He is the youngest player to have appeared for Dundee United’s first team, having made his debut for the club in January 2013 at the age of 16. After previously representing the country at under-17, under-19 and under-21 levels, he made his full international debut in September 2018.
Souttar has a younger brother, Harry, who plays for Stoke City and is an Australian international.
Heart Of Midlothian have a total of 34 players in their home squad. The highest earning player in the squad is Ben Woodburn earning £13,000 per week.
Heart Of Midlothian play in the cinch Premiership, the second division of football in Scotland.
The teams total wage bill is:
- £3,946,800 per year
- £75,900 per week
Souttar has been drafted in by manager Steve Clarke to replace Norwich City man Grant Hanley for the double header against Moldova and Denmark.
It’s his first call-up in two-and-a-half years and comes at a crucial time as a win over the Group F minnows secures us a World Cup 2022 play-off.
Former Hearts defender Christophe Berra broke defensive records alongside John Souttar — then watched him suffer a series of “soul destroying” injuries.
And that’s why his long-awaited Scotland recall on Sunday gave the 41-cap veteran a warm, fuzzy feeling.
Three separate Achilles injuries have restricted Souttar career to just three caps in 2018 as opposed to the dozens Hearts fans – and former mentor Berra – believe he’d have been capable of if totally fit.