Lasse Sørensen (footballer, born 1999)

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Lasse Sørensen
Personal information
Full name Lasse Sørensen[1]
Date of birth (1999-10-21) 21 October 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Vejen, Denmark
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Milton Keynes Dons
(on loan from Stoke City)
Number 18
Youth career
2015–2016 Esbjerg fB
2016–2018 Stoke City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Stoke City 8 (0)
2020–Milton Keynes Dons (loan) 6 (0)
National team
2015 Denmark U16 3 (0)
2015–2016 Denmark U17 13 (0)
2016 Denmark U18 2 (0)
2017–2018 Denmark U19 4 (0)
2018 Denmark U20 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:29, 4 September 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23:59, 13 October 2018(UTC)

Lasse Sørensen (born 21 October 1999) is a Danish footballer who plays as a midfielder for League One club Milton Keynes Dons, on loan from Championship club Stoke City.

Career[edit]

Stoke City[edit]

Sørensen was born in Vejen and began his career with the youth team of Danish Superliga side Esbjerg fB before moving to English side Stoke City in January 2016.[3] He joined up with the first team after impressing manager Paul Lambert playing for the club's under-23 side towards the end of the 2017–18 campaign.[4]

Sørensen made his professional debut on 13 May 2018 in a Premier League match against Swansea City, he played 76 minutes as already relegated Stoke won 2–1.[5][6] Sørensen signed a long-term contract with Stoke in July 2018.[7] His only appearance in the 2018–19 season came against Preston North End on 26 January 2019.[8]

Sørensen made no appearances in the 2019–20 season until March 2020 when the league was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the lockdown Sørensen recorded high running stats tracked on GPS training-vests.[9] His work was rewarded with a start in the first match of the restart away at Reading on 20 June 2020.[10] He made five more appearances towards the end of the campaign as Stoke finished in 15th position.[11]

On 4 September 2020 Sørensen joined EFL League One side Milton Keynes Dons on loan for the 2020–21 season.[12][13]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 8 September 2020.[14]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Stoke City 2017–18[15] Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018–19[16] Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2019–20[17] Championship 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2020–21[18] Championship 0 0 0 0
Total 8 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Stoke City U23 2018–19[16] 2[a] 0 2 0
Milton Keynes Dons (loan) 2020–21[18] League One 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
Career total 8 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 12 0
  1. ^ Appearances in EFL Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Squads for 2017/18 Premier League confirmed". Premier League.
  2. ^ "Lasse Sørensen". Stoke City F.C. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Stoke sign Danish teenager Sorensen". Goal.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Teenage midfielder Lasse Sorensen is in Stoke squad on merit, insists boss". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Swansea 1–2 Stoke". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Stoke teenager tips cap to fans and teammates after final day debut". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Teenage midfielder rewarded for his progress". Stoke City. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Stoke 0-2 Preston". BBC Sport. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Stoke City rookie puts Man Utd and Arsenal stars to shame with incredible training stats". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Just a bag of balls and himself - Stoke City chief gives inside view on newcomer". Stoke Sentinel. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  11. ^ "Nottingham Forest 1–4 Stoke City". BBC Sport. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  12. ^ "Loan switch for Lasse". Stoke City. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  13. ^ "Lasse Sorensen: Stoke City midfielder joins MK Dons on loan". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  14. ^ Lasse Sørensen at Soccerway
  15. ^ "Games played by Lasse Sørensen in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm.
  16. ^ a b "Games played by Lasse Sørensen in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm.
  17. ^ "Games played by Lasse Sørensen in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm.
  18. ^ a b "Games played by Lasse Sørensen in 2020/2021". Soccerbase. Centurycomm.

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