The Danish defender Mikkel Desler switches to Haugesund in the best Norwegian superliga.
OB informs on Wednesday on the club's website that the 24-year-old Desler joining in Haugesund, with immediate effect, after he is smoked out on the bench in the Odense club.
- Mikkel had a desire to get more playing time and to play fast.
- Therefore, we would not stand in the way of him, as Haugesund came with a request to buy Mikkel, says the team he will play for Jesper Hansen to the club's website.
Mikkel Desler has played 121 matches for the first team in the OB, and in 2016 he was a part of the Danish Under 23 national team at the OLYMPICS in Rio.
In the recent past Desler been overtaken by Ryan Johnson Laursen of højrebacken in OB.
- It is a special day for me. I have been OB-playing since I was 11 years old, so of course it is a strange thing to switch away from the OB.
- It's crazy many years, and I've had a really good time in the club. But I have come to a point in my career where I need to play fast, says Mikkel Desler.
The Norwegian season kicks off next week. Haugesund ended last season in fourth place in the Eliteserien.