Jensen in August 2013
|Full name||Mike Lindemann Jensen|
|Date of birth||19 February 1988|
|Place of birth||Herlev, Denmark|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2008–2009||→ Malmö FF (loan)||11||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 July 2021|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 September 2017
Mike Lindemann Jensen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈjensn̩]; born 19 February 1988) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder, for Danish club HB Køge. He has also been capped by Denmark.
Jensen joined the Brøndby youth academy at age 13, and made his professional debut for the club in the 2006–07 season as a promising talent. After a loan to Malmö FF, he grew into a key figure on the Brøndby team, making well above 100 appearances for the club. In February 2013, Jensen left for Norway to play for top tier club Rosenborg. There, he became team captain and was part of the squads winning four league titles and three Norwegian Cups.
Jensen made his senior international debut for Denmark in August 2010.
The son of former Brøndby player Henrik Jensen, Mike Jensen moved to the Brøndby youth academy at age 13 from BK Rødovre. In 2006, he was promoted to the first team. He made his professional debut in the Danish Superliga on 13 August 2006 in a 1–1 draw against Randers, where he came on for Martin Ericsson in the 85th minute. On 28 September 2006, he made his European debut in the second leg of the first qualifying round of the UEFA Cup against Eintracht Frankfurt (2–2); he came on in the 86th minute for Thomas Rasmussen. In the league, he made 11 appearances during the 2006–07 season, as he won the 2006 Danish U19 Player of the Year award. He scored his first senior goal in the 3–1 win over Silkeborg. In the following season, he made 13 appearances.
In July 2008, Jensen moved on loan to Allsvenskan club Malmö FF on a six-month deal and made 10 appearances. After the loan deal ended, he returned to Brøndby and found himself on the bench again, but became a regular during the 2009–10 season. With Brøndby, he failed to qualify for the group stage of the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League with the team being knocked out by Portuguese club Sporting CP in the play-off round.
After Brøndby and Jensen could not agree on a contract extension in early 2013, he moved to Norwegian club Rosenborg BK in February 2013. On 17 March 2013, he played his first game for the Trondheim club in the away match against Odd on the first matchday and scored his first goal for his club in the 71st minute, which was also the 1–0 winner. With Rosenborg, Jensen regularly qualified for the Europa League and the Champions League, without advancing from the group stages.
In October 2015, Jensen won the 2015 Tippeligaen with Rosenborg. One month later, in November, Rosenborg secured the Norwegian double, when Jensen scored the final goal against Sarpsborg 08 in the Norwegian Football Cup final of 2015. Rosenborg won the match 2–0. He would also go on the win the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions of the highest Norwegian league. Jensen was appointed team captain in January 2016, and he signed a five-year contract extension the following month.
Jensen made 285 total appearances for Rosenborg in which he scored 52 goals during his seven years at the club.
On 1 February 2021, Jensen signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with second-tier Danish 1st Division club HB Køge on a free transfer. He made his debut on 13 February in a 1–1 league draw against Hobro IK, playing the full 90 minutes. The following week, Jensen scored his first goal for Køge in a 1–3 away win over Skive IK.
- As of match played 26 May 2021
- Norwegian League: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
- Norwegian Football Cup: 2015, 2016, 2018
- Mesterfinalen: 2017, 2018
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