Lasse Vigen Christensen

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Lasse Vigen Christensen
Lasse Vigen Christensen (cropped).jpg
Christensen playing for Fulham in 2014
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-08-15) 15 August 1994 (age 20)[1]
Place of birth Esbjerg, Denmark
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Fulham
Number 21
Youth career
000?–2009 Esbjerg
2010–2012 Midtjylland
2012– Fulham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Fulham 17 (5)
National team
2009–2010 Denmark U16 7 (0)
2010–2011 Denmark U17 24 (2)
2011–2012 Denmark U18 8 (0)
2012–2013 Denmark U19 13 (0)
2013– Denmark U21 12 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:44, 21 December 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 00:23, 5 September 2014 (UTC)

Lasse Vigen Christensen (born 15 August 1994) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for English club Fulham.[1]

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

While still at Esbjerg, he went on a trial with Arsenal,[2] in the end, however, he decided to move to the FC Midtjylland-academy.[3]

A year and a half into his time at Midtjylland, he went on a trial with Fulham in November 2011.[4] A few months later, in January 2012, he moved to Fulham on a permanent deal.[5]

Fulham[edit]

Vigen made his Fulham debut in the FA Cup third round draw against Norwich City at Carrow Road[6] and came on as a substitute for Steve Sidwell in the 84th minute during the replay at Craven Cottage.[7]

On 30 January 2014, Vigen Christensen signed a three year contract extension, keeping him at Fulham until the summer of 2017.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 22 December 2014
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Fulham 2013–14[9] Premier League 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2014–15[10] Championship 17 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 18 5
Career total 17 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 20 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lasse Vigen Christensen profile". Fulham FC. 15 January 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Esbjerg-talent imponerede for Arsenal (Danish)
  3. ^ FCM snupper vestjysk stortalent (Danish)
  4. ^ Fulham ser nærmere på FCM-talent (Danish)
  5. ^ FCM-talent rykker til Fulham (Danish)
  6. ^ "Norwich City 1-1 Fulham". BBC Sport. 4 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Fulham 3-0 Norwich City". BBC Sport. 14 January 2013. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Lasse Pens Extension". Fulham F.C. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Games played by Lasse Vigen Christensen in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Games played by Lasse Vigen Christensen in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 

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