Adelaide United signs Danish international to A-League deal

From FOX Sports - July 17, 2017

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP)Adelaide United has signed Denmark international Johan Absalonsen to a one-year A-League contract.

The 31-year-old winger has spent 14 seasons in Denmarks top-flight competition and has been capped twice for his country.

Renowned for his speed, Absalonsen made more than 350 first-team appearances in the Danish Superliga, most recently with SonderjyskE.

The deal announced Tuesday follows Turkish international Ersan Gulums signing with Adelaide for the 2017-18 season, which begins in October.

New Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz says I still want two or three more experienced players for the squadwere working hard to add more players.

Adelaide won the A-League title in 2015-16 but slumped last season to finish next-to-last in the 10-team competition, meaning the 2008 Asian Champions League runners-up missed qualifying for the continental competition.


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