On 30th January 2014, Fulham announced the signing of William Kvist from VfB Stuttgart on loan until the end of the season, with an option to buy.
Comfortable operating in a variety of positions, the Denmark international is most at home in central midfield and is a calming influence on the ball – one who rarely loses possession and has an eye for an intelligent pass.
Kvist joined FC Copenhagen in his homeland in 2004, making his first-team debut in April 2005 and going on to make more than 200 appearances for the club. During his time in the Danish capital, he tasted UEFA Champions League football for the first time during the 2006/07 season and was part of the side – along with Brede Hangeland – that defeated Manchester United in the Group Stage.
He was involved in the competition once again in 2010/11 as Copenhagen qualified from the Group Stage – during which he played every match, including the 1-1 draw with Barcelona – only to be knocked out by Chelsea in the Second Round.
The following season he departed to embark on a new challenge in Germany with Stuttgart when he signed for a reported €3.5m fee. In his first season he helped his new side to a sixth-placed finish, earning a Europa League spot in the process. The following campaign, Stuttgart reached the Final of the DFB-Pokal only to lose to Bayern Munich, with Kvist an unused substitute for the fixture.
Kvist made 12 appearances for the club in 2013/14, prior to making his loan switch to London.
The midfielder is now an established member of the Denmark national side, with 44 caps to his name and was a member of the squad at both the 2010 World Cup and 2012 European Championships.
|Minutes per goal||-|
|Shooting Accuracy (On Target / Off Target)||-|
|» Short (Successful)||56|
|» Long (Successful)||4|
|» Inside Box / Outside Box||6 / 2|
|» Ground Duels (Won)||8|
|» Aerial Duels (Won)||2|