Nielsen with Red Bull Salzburg in 2012
|Full name||Håvard Kallevik Nielsen|
|Date of birth||15 July 1993|
|Place of birth||Oslo, Norway|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Striker/ Winger|
|2012–2016||Red Bull Salzburg||39||(3)|
|2014–2015||→ Eintracht Braunschweig (loan)||46||(10)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:39, 6 January 2017 (UTC).
On 5 October 2009, he made his debut in the Norwegian Premier League against Viking as the youngest ever Vålerenga player. In January 2011, he signed a three-year professional contract with Vålerenga.
At the age of 18, Nielsen was already an experienced player and on 11 July 2012, he scored his first hat-trick for Vålerenga in the match against Odd Grenland.
In July 2012, he signed a deal with Red Bull Salzburg. In January 2014, he went on loan to the German Bundesliga side Eintracht Braunschweig. On 26 January 2014 he made his debut in the German first tier, in a game against Werder Bremen. The loan deal ended in June 2015 when he returned to Salzburg. In Winter 2015 he went on to SC Freiburg.
Nielsen has played for a national team above his age since he was 16, and is considered one of the greatest talents in Norway. He played all matches during the 2011 European Under-19 Championship qualification and scored one goal, when Norway advanced to the elite qualification.
- Scores and results list Norway's goal tally first.
|1||14 November 2012||Ferenc Puskás Stadium, Budapest||Hungary||1–0||2–0||Friendly|
|2||13 October 2014||Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo||Bulgaria||2–1||2–1||UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifier|
- As of 6 January 2017
|2012–13||Red Bull Salzburg||Bundesliga||24||3||0||0||0||0||24||3|
|2015–16||Red Bull Salzburg||Bundesliga||8||0||0||0||1||0||9||0|
|2015–16||2. Bundesliga||SC Freiburg||7||0||0||0||0||0||7||0|
- "Havard Nielsen" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
- "Nielsen har signert". Vålerenga Fotball (in Norwegian). 31 January 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
- "Eintracht verpflichtet Havard Nielsen" (in German). Eintracht Braunschweig. 5 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
- "Nielsen nær scoring i Bundesliga-debuten". Verdens Gang (in Norwegian). 26 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
- "Ein Norweger im Breisgau: Nielsen wird Freiburger" [A Norwegian in Breisgau: Nielsen becomes Freiburger] (in German). kicker. 17 December 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2015.
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