Pierre-Emile Höjbjerg

Squad No. 5
Date of Birth August 5, 1995
Age 25
Height 185cm
Team
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Kopenhagen
Previous Clubs Southampton FC

Pierre-Emile Kordt Højbjerg (born 5 August 1995) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and also the Denmark national team.

He played as a youth for BK Skjold, F.C. Copenhagen and Brøndby IF before joining German club Bayern Munich in 2012. He made his senior debut for the reserves that year and his professional debut for the first team in April 2013; at 17 he was the club’s youngest player in the Bundesliga. He made 25 total appearances for Bayern and won a variety of domestic and international tournaments, also having loans at fellow league teams FC Augsburg and Schalke 04. In 2016, he signed a five-year contract for Southampton for an estimated £12.8 million fee. After making over 130 appearance for the Saints, he joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2020 for a reported initial fee of £15 million.

Formerly a youth international at various levels from under-16 to under-21, he made his debut for the Denmark national football team in 2014.