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Frederik Nielsen

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

07/02/1998

Signed

01/09/2017

Country

Denmark

Sheffield Wednesday signed centre back Frederik Nielsen in September 2017.

The 19-year-old put pen to paper on a deal at Hillsborough after a successful trial spell with the club.

Nielsen – a Denmark Under-19 international - featured consistently for the Owls Under-23s throughout the 2017/18 campaign.

He made his first team debut against Carlisle in the January 2018 FA Cup clash.

The towering defender moved to these shores in 2014, when he joined Nottingham Forest from Danish side Viborg.

Nielsen spent three years at The City Ground, where he was a regular for Nottingham Forest’s Under-18 and Under-23 side.

The promising stopper has represented his country at Under-16, 17 and 19 level.

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