Victor Jensen

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Victor Jensen
Personal information
Full name Victor Christoffer Jensen
Date of birth (2000-02-08) 8 February 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Hvidovre, Denmark
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Jong Ajax
Number 43
Youth career
Hvidovre IF[1]
Copenhagen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Jong Ajax 23 (2)
National team
2015–2016 Denmark U-16 7 (1)
2016–2017 Denmark U-17 11 (6)
2017–2018 Denmark U-18 6 (1)
2018– Denmark U-19 10 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:00, 18 June 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 April 2019

Victor Christoffer Jensen (born 8 February 2000) is a Danish professional footballer who plays as a winger for Jong Ajax.

Club career[edit]

AFC Ajax[edit]

On 2 June 2017, 17-years old Jensen officially signed for AFC Ajax from FC Copenhagen's youth sector.[2][3] Jensen would join the clubs U19 squad on 1st July due to his young age. Copenhagen sold Jensen for about €3.5 million which made him the most expensive player ever under 18 to be sold from Denmark.[4] In October 2017 Jensen was also nominated by The Guardian to the list of the 60 biggest talents born in 2000.[5]

In his first season at Ajax, he played 27 games for the U19 squad, scoring 6 goals. He also made his way to Jong Ajax making his Eerste Divisie debut for Jong Ajax on 12 January 2018 in a game against Fortuna Sittard.[6] From the 2018/19 season, he became a permanent part of the Jong Ajax squad.

Jensen made his first team debut on 11 January 2019 in a friendly game against Brazilian club Flamengo.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danmarks nye stortalent: Droppede tidligt fredags-slikket, tipsbladet.dk, 16 June 2016
  2. ^ Ajax and FC Copenhagen reach agreement for the transfer of Victor Jensen, english.ajax.nl, 3 June 2017
  3. ^ Officielt: Victor Jensen får treårig Ajax-kontrakt, fodbold-transfers.dk, 2 June 2017
  4. ^ FCK smadrer transferrekord: Her er prisen på Ståles unge darling, ekstrabladet.dk, 2 June 2017
  5. ^ Victor Jensen på prestigefyldt talentliste: Et stort talent, tipsbladet.dk, 17 October 2017
  6. ^ "Game Report by Soccerway". Soccerway. 12 January 2018.
  7. ^ Victor Jensen fik Ajax-debut i testnederlag, tipsbladet.dk, 11 January 2019

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