A month and a half after signing with Russia’s Nizhny Novgorod, 23-year-old Lars Olden-Larsen is ready for Swedish BK Haken. At the same time, Rostov player Magnus Knudsen (20) is close to concluding an agreement with Lillstrom.
FIFA has concluded that all players affiliated with Russian clubs can be considered without a contract until June 30, as a result of the invasion of Ukraine.
Thus, Olden Larsen was more or less free to sign for other clubs. In principle, his agreement with Nizhny Novgorod will be applied again from July 1.
Olden Larsen is one of three Norwegian players belonging to a Russian club – and the first to take the opportunity to sign a short-term contract in line with the new rules.
Swedish hedge confirm agreement Saturday morning, after VG broke the news half an hour ago.
At Häcken, he appointed former national team manager Per-Mathias Høgmo as head coach. Norway’s Thomas Totland and Evin Hovland also play in the club. Norwegian half Jonathan Rasheed does the same, while Tobias Heinz is loaned to Sarpsborg 08.
Lars Olden Larsen agent Mikail Adampour was unavailable for comment on Saturday morning, but after VG posted the article he posted the transition on the agent’s Instagram:
In February, Olden Larsen was sold for the largest sale in Mjøndalen’s history, according to the same club.
Knudsen near Lillstrom Convention
Krasnodar striker Eric Bothem and Rostov midfielder Magnus Knudsen are not currently ready to play for “temporary clubs”, but the latter trained with old Lillestrom this week.
According to VG’s experience, Knudsen will return to Lillestrøm if all the formalities are in place, perhaps already this weekend – before a trophy meeting with Bodø/Glimt on Sunday.
– He’s training with us this week here, and we’re in concrete dialogue, LSK Sports Director Simon Mesfin tells VG.
VG spoke with Magnus Knudsen earlier this week.
They (Rostovs) would like us to be there. But we want to take care of our families. They totally understood it; In one of them, Knudsen said, “We’re going home to the families, and they won’t be able to stand in the way of it.” Interview with VG recently.
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