Sport in brief: Krohn-Dehli in Sevilla’s sights
Denmark midfielder Michael Krohn-Dehli is reportedly heading to Spanish giant Sevilla on a free transfer when his current contract with fellow Spanish club Celta Vigo expires this summer. The former Ajax player has been in scintillating form this year, attracting the attention of a number of top European clubs. The Dane, now 31, has apparently signed a two-year deal with Sevilla, which currently sits fifth in the Spanish La Liga, three points off Champions League qualification.
Laudrup’s Qatari triumph
Michael Laudrup won his fifth league title as a coach when he won the Qatar Stars League in his first season as head coach of Lekhwiya. The former Swansea City and Brøndby coach led Lekhwiya to their fourth title in five years.
SønderjyskE ice champions
SønderjyskE won its third straight Metal Liga national ice hockey title by beating Esbjerg 6-1 in the fifth match to convincingly win the best-of-seven series 4-1. SønderjyskE’s three consecutive Danish league titles are the most since KSF won three on the trot some 50 years ago.
Cornelius’s horror injury
The Danish under-21 national team have been handed a big blow ahead of this summer’s under-21 European Championship. Star striker Andreas Cornelius broke his ankle on Monday night in a horror tackle by Silkeborg’s Dennis Flinta. The 22-year-old FC Copenhagen forward has undergone an operation and is expected to miss upwards of six months.