Patrick van Aanholt

Squad No. 3
Date of Birth August 29, 1990
Age 32
Height 176cm
Position Defender
Birthplace 's-Hertogenbosch
Previous Clubs Sunderland AFC

Patrick John Miguel van Aanholt (born 29 August 1990) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a left back for Premier League club Crystal Palace and Netherlands national team.

Van Aanholt was born in ‘s-Hertogenbosch to parents from Curaçao. He is the cousin of fellow Dutch international Leroy Fer, who currently plays for Feyenoord.

He began his professional career at Chelsea, where he was used sparingly, spending time on loan at five other clubs. He joined Sunderland for around £1.5 million in 2014 and was transferred to Crystal Palace in January 2017, for a fee rising to £14 million.

Van Aanholt represented the Netherlands at numerous youth levels before making his full international debut in 2013.