Jo Inge Berget

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Jo Inge Berget
Jo Inge Berget (Strømsgodset IF) - Norway national under-21 football team (01).jpg
Berget, as a member of the Norway national under-21 football team, in 2011
Personal information
Full name Jo Inge Berget[1]
Date of birth (1990-09-11) 11 September 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Hadeland, Norway[2][3]
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Celtic
(on loan from Cardiff City)
Number 16
Youth career
Lyn
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Lyn 2 (0)
2008–2011 Udinese 0 (0)
2009 Lyn (loan) 27 (5)
2010–2011 Strømsgodset (loan) 31 (8)
2011–2014 Molde 63 (17)
2014– Cardiff City 1 (0)
2014– Celtic (loan) 4 (2)
National team
2009–2013 Norway U21 21 (6)
2012 Norway U23 1 (1)
2012– Norway 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 January 2014

Jo Inge Berget (born 11 September 1990) is a Norwegian professional footballer playing for Celtic, on loan from Cardiff City.[4]

Career[edit]

Berget started his career at Lyn and played twice before left the club. He signed a reported three-year contract with Udinese in July 2008.[5] The club also signed team-mate Odion Ighalo and they played at Primavera U20 team. In March 2009, he was loaned back to Lyn until 2 August.[6] and later extended. In December 2009, he was loaned to Strømsgodset for one year.[7] In January 2011, his loan extended to 31 December 2011, but the loan deal was terminated when Berget was sold to Molde in July 2011.[8]

Berget signed a three-year deal with Molde on 2 September 2011. Berget made his debut for Molde in a 1–0 win home against Lillestrøm, replacing Mattias Moström in the 74th minute. He scored his first goal in the title-deciding match against Tromsø Molde FK celebrated their first league championship.

On 24 January 2014, he signed for Cardiff City, to once again play under the manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, who was previously his boss at Molde.[9] Berget signed a short-term loan deal with Celtic in July 2014, with the option of making the deal permanent in January 2015.[10] He scored twice as Celtic beat Dundee United 6–1 on his home debut.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 2 October 2014[12]
Club Season Division League Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2008 Lyn Tippeligaen 2 0 0 0 2 0
2008–09 Udinese Serie A 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Lyn (Loan) Tippeligaen 27 5 0 0 27 5
2010 Strømsgodset (Loan) 18 6 2 0 20 6
2011 13 2 0 0 2 0 15 2
2011 Molde 10 2 0 0 10 2
2012 28 8 4 2 6 3 38 13
2013 25 7 5 1 4 0 34 8
2013–14 Cardiff City Premier League 1 0 1 0 2 0
2014–15 Celtic Scottish Premiership 4 2 0 0 4 0 8 2
Career Total 128 32 12 3 16 3 156 38

Honours[edit]

Club

Molde

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Premier League Clubs submit Squad Lists" (PDF). Premier League. 4 February 2014. p. 6. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Jo Inge Berget". altomfotball.no. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jo Inge Berget". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Jo Inge Berget". Norsk & Internasjonal Fotballstatistikk (in Norwegian). Bergensavisen. Retrieved 23 April 2009. 
  5. ^ "Fordel å ha vært i Lyn" (in Norwegian). lyn.no. 31 July 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Hjem til Lyn" (in Norwegian). lyn.no. 2 March 2009. Retrieved 10 July 2009. [dead link]
  7. ^ [1][dead link]
  8. ^ "Solskjær henter Jo Inge Berget til Molde" (in Norwegian). TV2. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  9. ^ "Cardiff City sign Norway forward Jo Inge Berget". BBC Sport. BBC. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  10. ^ Esplin, Ronnie (2014-07-29). "Celtic signing Jo Inge Berget is a 'perfect match' for the club, says boss Ronny Deila | Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  11. ^ "Celtic sign Cardiff striker Jo Inge Berget on loan". BBC Sport. BBC. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  12. ^ "Jo Inge Berget". altomfotball.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. Retrieved 17 March 2013. 

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