Erik Pieters (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈeː.rɪk ˈpi.tərs]) (born 7 August 1988) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a left back for Premier League club Stoke City and the Dutch national team.
Pieters began his career with Utrecht and made his professional debut in August 2006. He impressed enough at the Stadion Galgenwaard to earn a move to PSV Eindhoven in July 2008 for €2.5 million. At PSV he won the Johan Cruijff Shield in 2008 and the KNVB Beker in 2011–12 and also became a regular member of the Dutch national team. Injuries hampered his progress in 2012–13 before he moved to English side Stoke City in June 2013 for €3.6 million.
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