Newcastle United striker set for exit

Elias Sorensen's set to leave Newcastle United – and return to Denmark.

Sunday, 25th July 2021, 9:39 am

The striker, in the final year of his deal at St James's Park, is set to sign a four-year deal with Esberg, according to JydskeVestkysten.

Sorensen – who spent last season on loan at Almere City in Holland – came to prominence in the 2018/19 season, when he had a prolific run in front of goal for United's Under-23 side. Sorensen had a loan to Blackpool cut short later that season.

The 21-year-old, signed from HB Koge in 2016, made his senior United debut in the Premier League Asia Trophy two years ago before being loaned to Carlisle United.

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Speaking at the time, the Denmark Under-21 international said: “I never thought a year ago I’d be able to play for the first team at 19-years-old, so I’m absolutely over the moon. It’s been a bit of a rollercoaster. I’m over the moon to get my debut. Hopefully, I’ll push on from here.”