Ethan Amundsen-Day, Aston Villa | Norwegian Ethan (19 years old) continues his career in England: he has signed with Aston Villa

Ethan Amundsen-Day, Aston Villa |  Norwegian Ethan (19 years old) continues his career in England: he has signed with Aston Villa

In the summer of 2021, the 19-year-old signed for Danish top club FC Copenhagen where he became part of their Under-19 squad. In the Danish capital, he was part of the team whose current Rosenborg coach was Alfred Johansson for several seasons.

Amundsen-Day also sometimes trained with the first team and had some training sessions Unofficial matches The biggest club in Denmark.

On June 30, the contract with FCK expires and it is already clear that the youngster will not continue his career in the Danish capital, which he himself revealed in an Instagram post earlier in June.

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At the same time he said Fredrikstad country He has already signed with another club, without wanting to reveal how realistic the trip is.

Nettavisen can now reveal Amundsen-Day has signed for Premier League club Aston Villa. He will join the Birmingham club when his contract expires at the end of the month and will initially be part of the club's under-21 squad.

According to the plan, the defender will also get opportunities to train and prove himself to the first team led by Spaniard Unai Emery. Villa finished fourth last season and will participate in the Champions League next season.

Amundsen-Day previously played for FFK before moving to Denmark.

– It was a great time in Copenhagen. “I really appreciate my time here and I learned a lot,” he recently told the local newspaper about his time at the club.

Amundsen Dey was born in Leeds, to a Norwegian mother and an English father, which means he has English nationality. This makes the process of obtaining a work permit easier so that a move to England can be achieved. The 19-year-old has caps with Norway up to U18 level.

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When the defensive talent was sold in 2021, according to several reports, FFK received three million kroner. At the time, the club's sporting director Joachim Haier highlighted his mental strength as unique.

-Ethan has all the basic requirements for success. “We rarely see players with the mental strength, dedication and humility that, coupled with a good physical, technical and tactical starting point, Ethan can go far,” Haier told the club's website.

Aston Villa has produced several players through its youth department who have ended up in the club's first team in recent years. Soon, Norwegian Amundsen Dey will continue his career in English football in pursuit of the dream of the English Premier League.

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