Andrew Hjulsager

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Andrew Hjulsager
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Hjulsager playing for Brøndby IF in 2016
Personal information
Date of birth (1995-01-15) 15 January 1995 (age 23)
Place of birth Amager, Denmark
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Granada
(on loan from Celta)
Youth career
2000–2004 Fremad Amager
2004–2013 Brøndby IF
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Brøndby IF 80 (16)
2017– Celta 9 (1)
2018– Granada (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Denmark U16 9 (2)
2011–2012 Denmark U17 14 (1)
2012–2013 Denmark U19 11 (4)
2012–2014 Denmark U20 5 (0)
2014– Denmark U21 26 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:42, 7 October 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 03:42, 7 October 2017 (UTC)

Andrew Hjulsager (born 15 January 1995) is a Danish professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Granada CF on loan from Celta de Vigo as an attacking midfielder.

Career[edit]

Brøndby IF[edit]

On 25 October 2012, Hjulsager signed a two-year extension to his contract which tying him to the club until summer 2015.[1]

Hjulsager made his debut (in jersey number 31) at the age of 18, starting as a right winger in a 4–3–3 system in the first match of the season, a 1–1 home draw against FC Vestsjælland on 21 July 2013. He crowned his debut with an goal which made him the second youngest goalscorer in the history of Brøndby IF.[2]

On 22 August 2013, Hjulsager signed a new four-year contract until summer 2017.[3] He ended season 2013–14 with 23 appearances and four goals despite the fact that he formally belonged to Brøndby IF’s under-19 squad. His performance made UEFA named him the Danish league "One to Watch" in the annual Danish season review due to his impressive ability to read the game combined with his superior technique, incredible pace and offensive mindset.[4]

Hjulsager started the season with a slot among the starting eleven in a 9–0 home victory against the San Marino side Juvenes/Dogana in the UEFA Europa League qualification.[5]

Celta[edit]

On 31 January 2017, Hjulsager signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with La Liga side Celta de Vigo,[6] for a rumoured fee of 1.1 million. He made his debut for the club on 19 February, coming on as a late substitute for Théo Bongonda in a 3–0 home win against CA Osasuna.

On 31 January 2018, Hjulsager was loaned to Segunda División side Granada CF until the end of the season.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 7 October 2017[8][9]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brøndby IF 2013–14 Superliga 22 4 1 0 23 4
2014–15 20 4 1 0 0 0 21 4
2015–16 19 1 2 0 6 0 27 1
2016–17 19 7 0 0 8 1 27 8
Total 80 16 4 0 14 1 98 17
Celta 2016–17 La Liga 7 1 0 0 0 0 7 1
2017–18 2 0 0 0 2 0
Total 9 1 9 0 0 0 9 1
Career total 89 17 4 0 14 1 107 18
  • (-) Not qualified

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

Andrew Hjulsager was rewarded under-19 talent of the year 2013 by the Danish Football Association [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brøndby IF signs with Andrew Hjulsager" (in Danish). www.brondby.com. 25 October 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hjulsager: staggering to score" (in Danish). www.brondby.com. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 21 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Brøndby IF sign with Andrew Hjulsager" (in Danish). www.brondby.com. 22 August 2013. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Season review: Denmark". www.uefa.com. 3 June 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Watch the nine Brøndby goals" (in Danish). www.3point.dk. 3 July 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  6. ^ "Andrew Hjulsager, celeste hasta 2020" [Andrew Hjulsager, celeste until 2020] (in Spanish). Celta Vigo. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 
  7. ^ "Comunicado | Hjulsager jugará cedido en el Granada CF hasta final de temporada" [Announcement | Hjulsager will play on loan at Granada CF until the end of the season] (in Spanish). Granada CF. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2018. 
  8. ^ "A. Hjulsager". Socerway. Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  9. ^ http://brondby.com/spillere/spillerprofil/?playerid=324282
  10. ^ "Talentpriser" (in Danish). www.dbu.dk. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 

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