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Andreasen scores for Denmark

We haven’t heard a lot about Leon Andreasen since he joined Hannover on loan in January. He’s featured fairly regularly in the Bundesliga since his move and has retained his place in the Danish national side.

He also found the net tonight as the Danes maintained their impressive unbeaten run with a comfortable win over Albania in their Group One qualifying fixture. He was slightly fortunate to score in truth as his speculative shot from distance bounced in front of goalkeeper Isli Hidi and went in.

Soren Larsen, who has been warming the Toulouse bench of late and is rumoured to be interesting a few English clubs, added a second for the home side seven minutes later and Christian Poulsen made the game safe with a third goal on 80 minutes.

Denmark and the leaders Hungary are locked together on 13 points at the top of the group but the form of the Danish side should give them great confidence ahead of the next round of qualifiers. Tonight was the fourth sucessive time that they have scored three goals in qualifying fixtures.

Fulham add Andreasen

Fulham have signed Leon Andreasen from Werder Bremen, on a three-and-a-half year deal that will see him at the club until summer 2011.

The 24-year-old Denmark international midfielder made over 100 appearances for Aarhus GF before signing for Werder Bremen in 2005.

He spent most of the 2006-07 season on loan at FSV Mainz 05 where he scored four goals in his first seven matches for the club

Andreasen, who made his full international debut in March last year, told the club’s website: “I am pleased that the two clubs have been able to reach an agreement to enable me to sign for Fulham.

“I enjoyed my time at Werder Bremen and am now excited bya new challenge that awaits me. I look forward to playing well for Fulham and competing in the Premier League.”

Fulham boss Roy Hodgson was “delighted” with the signing, saying: “He has all the attributes to succeed at the highest level and has the desire and application to perform well in every game.

“I’m sure that he will play an important part for us in the coming months and I am pleased that we have been able to add him to our squad which we will continue to look to strengthen before this transfer window ends.”

Andreasen nearing Fulham move

Werder Bremen defensive midfielder Leon Andreasen looks set to join Fulham, according to reports from Europe.

Negotiations over a transfer for the Danish international are at an advanced stage with Bremen wanting €4 million tough tackling midfielder. The fee shouldn’t be a problem for Fulham, with Roy Hodgson having been allocated funds by Mohamed Al Fayed as he looks to guide the Whites away from the Premier League relegation zone.

Andreasen joined Werder in 2005 from Aarhus for €1.6 million. He has 8 caps for the Danish national side.