Jóhann Berg Gudmundsson

Squad No. 7
Date of Birth October 27, 1990
Age 30
Height 186cm
Team
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Reykjavík
Previous Clubs Charlton

Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson (born 27 October 1990) is an Icelandic professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Burnley and the Iceland national team.

Jóhann began his senior career at Breiðablik for a single season before moving to Dutch team AZ Alkmaar in the Eredivisie where they also participated in the Europa League. After a few seasons with them, he joined Championship side Charlton Athletic for two seasons, then to newly promoted club Burnley where he featured for most of the 2017–18 season in qualifying for the Europa League.

Jóhann was part of the Iceland national team in both the UEFA Euro 2016 and 2018 FIFA World Cup, the former competition saw him assisting Iceland’s first ever goal in a major tournament.

n 19 July 2016, Jóhann joined newly-promoted Premier League side Burnley on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee, alongside goalkeeper Nick Pope. He made his Burnley debut, in the opening match of the season, coming on as a substitute for Scott Arfield in the 75th minute, in a 1–0 loss against Swansea City. His first Burnley goal came in a 3–2 win against Crystal Palace on 5 November 2016. On 30 January 2021, He signed a new contract that will keep him at Burnley till June 2023. Subsequently on 6 February 2021, He scored his first goal of 2020-21 season when he scored the equalizer against Brighton in the home fixture that ended 1-1.

In May 2018, he was named in Iceland’s 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.