Brentford close in on a £12.5m capture of Mikkel Damsgaard

Brentford close in on a £12.5m capture of Sampdoria playmaker Mikkel Damsgaard as Thomas Frank seeks to replace Christian Eriksen after fellow Dane left to join Manchester United

  • Denmark international Mikkel Damsgaard can play left wing or behind the striker
  • The playmaker only managed 12 appearances an injury-hit campaign last season
  • The 22-year-old would help fill the void left by Christian Eriksen’s departure

Brentford are closing on a £12.5million deal for Sampdoria midfielder Mikkel Damsgaard.

The fee will involve add-ons for the 22-year-old Denmark international, who can play left wing or behind the striker, and would help fill the void left by Christian Eriksen’s departure.

The Dane played a key part in helping Brentford finish mid-table in their first Premier League season.

Brentford are closing on a £12.5million deal for Sampdoria midfielder Mikkel Damsgaard.

But despite having a lucrative offer to remain in west London, Eriksen decided to join Manchester United.

Damsgaard was one the standout players at Euro 2020 last year as Denmark reached the semi-finals.

But the playmaker suffered an injury-hit campaign last season.

He only managed 12 appearances but is now fully fit and Thomas Frank is keen to sign him ahead of the new Premier League season.

Damsgaard was one the standout players at Euro 2020 as Denmark reached the semi-finals

Signing Damsgaard would help fill the void left by Christian Eriksen’s departure




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