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Niclas Jensen
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Born: 17/8 1974
Birthplace: Copenhagen (Denmark)
Nationality: Denmark (4/0)
Height: 5`10" (180cm)
Weight: ??st. ?lb (82kg)
Position: Left wing

League Appearances:

Season: Club: Games: Goals:
1992-1996 FC Copenhagen (DEN) 85 6
1996-1997 PSV Einhoven (HOL) 3 0
1997-2002 FC Copenhagen (DEN) 122 7
2001-2002 Manchester City 13 1
2002-2003 Manchester City 48 2
2003- Borrusia Dortmund - -
Total: 271 16

"He has a wonderful left foot, " declared Kevin Keegan after he had tied up a deal to bring the left sided defender to Maine Road. The Dane spent two days training with the City squad and looking at the facilities before agreeing the switch from FC Copenhagan.

Though he played in the left back position for the Danish Champions he can also play at left wing back. He is known as a free kick specialist and in the words of Kevin Keegan has, "proven ability."

July 7th 2003: Manchester City's Danish defender Niclas Jensen has signed for German side Borussia Dortmund. The fee has not been disclosed, but is believed to be just less than the £750,000 City paid FC Copenhagen for Jensen. "Niclas completed a move to Borussia Dortmund this morning," said Aabrink."He passed his medical and has agreed a three-year deal with them." The Denmark international, who still had one year left on his contract with City, will join up with his new team-mates at a training camp in Austria. Jensen's City options were limited with former Bayern Munich defender Michael Tarnat expected to begin the season as Kevin Keegan's first-choice left-back.


Provided by: Svenn A. Hanssen, svenn@hanssen.priv.no