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
Malmö FF
Number 23
Youth career
0000–2008 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)
2014–2015 Cardiff City 1 (0)
2014 Celtic (loan) 4 (2)
2015– Malmö FF 7 (6)
National team
2009–2013 Norway U21 22 (7)
2013– Norway 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 May 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 January 2014

Jo Inge Berget (born 11 September 1990) is a Norwegian professional footballer who currently plays for Malmö FF in Allsvenskan.

Career[edit]

Early 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.[4] The club also signed team-mate Odion Ighalo and they played at Primavera U20 team.

Back in Norway[edit]

In March 2009, he was loaned back to Lyn until 2 August.[5] and later extended. In December 2009, he was loaned to Strømsgodset for one year.[6] 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.[7] 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, where Molde FK celebrated their first league championship.

Cardiff City and loan spell[edit]

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.[8] Berget signed a short-term loan deal with Celtic in July 2014, with the option of making the deal permanent in January 2015.[9] He scored twice as Celtic beat Dundee United 6–1 on his home debut.[10] His loan expired on 1 January 2015 and soon returned to Cardiff City. On 16 January 2015, he left Cardiff City by mutual consent.[11]

Malmö FF[edit]

On 19 January 2015 he signed a three-year-long contract with Swedish champions Malmö FF.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

Jo Inge Berget playing for Lyn in 2009.

Club[edit]

As of 3 May 2015.[13]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Lyn 2008 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Udinese 2008–09 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lyn 2009 27 5 0 0 27 5
Total 27 5 0 0 0 0 27 5
Strømsgodset 2010 18 6 2 0 20 6
2011 13 2 0 0 2 0 15 2
Total 31 8 2 0 2 0 35 8
Molde 2011 10 2 0 0 10 2
2012 28 8 4 1 9 3 41 12
2013 25 7 4 1 6 0 35 8
Total 63 17 8 2 15 3 86 22
Cardiff City 2013–14 1 0 1 0 2 0
Total 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Celtic 2014–15 4 2 0 0 4 0 8 2
Total 4 2 0 0 4 0 8 2
Malmö FF 2015 7 6 4 2 0 0 11 8
Total 7 6 4 2 0 0 11 8
Career Total 135 38 15 4 21 3 171 45

International[edit]

As of 18 January 2014.[13]
National team Year Apps Goals
Norway 2013 1 0
2014 2 0
Total 3 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

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. ^ "Fordel å ha vært i Lyn" (in Norwegian). lyn.no. 31 July 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2009. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Hjem til Lyn" (in Norwegian). lyn.no. 2 March 2009. Retrieved 10 July 2009. [dead link]
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ "Solskjær henter Jo Inge Berget til Molde" (in Norwegian). TV2. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Cardiff City sign Norway forward Jo Inge Berget". BBC Sport. BBC. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ "Celtic sign Cardiff striker Jo Inge Berget on loan". BBC Sport. BBC. 28 July 2014. Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "Cardiff City: Norwegian striker Jo Inge Berget departs". bbc.com. BBC. 16 January 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  12. ^ "Välkommen till MFF, Jo Inge Berget". mff.se (in Swedish). Malmö FF. 19 January 2015. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  13. ^ a b "Jo Inge Berget". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 

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