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Cornelius heads back to Copenhagen

1 February 2014 01:39

Denmark striker Andreas Cornelius has returned to Copenhagen after just half a season with Premier League side Cardiff City.

Cornelius arrived in south Wales on a five-year deal at the beginning of July in a club-record transfer for Cardiff, believed to be worth around £8million.

However, he was unable to gain regular first-team football, with his only starts coming in the FA Cup.

The 20-year-old will now seek to relaunch his career on familiar soil, having scored 18 league goals for Copenhagen last season.

A statement on the Danish club's official website read: "FC Copenhagen have re-signed the club’s former top scorer, Andreas Cornelius, from Premier League side Cardiff City.

"Cornelius has agreed a five-year contract with the Lions and transfers with immediate effect."

Expressing his relief at the move, Cornelius added: "I didn’t have a second of doubt that this was where I wanted to be, especially with the situation as it was in Cardiff.

"I have nothing bad to say about the club or anyone connected with it but I need to play football.

"I do not see it as a backwards step to play for the biggest club in Scandinavia. I feel there are many things I have not achieved with FC Copenhagen and I will definitely fight to be part of what is being built at FCK right now."

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# Team MP D P
1 38 +38 78
2 38 +30 77
3 37 +4 71
4 38 +16 69
5 38 +2 67
6 38 +9 62
7 38 +19 61
8 38 +9 57
9 38 +6 57
10 38 +3 53
11 38 +0 51
12 38 +0 51
13 38 -1 51
14 38 +3 50
15 38 -5 50
16 37 -2 45
17 38 -9 45
18 38 -16 45
19 38 -3 41
20 38 -11 41
21 38 -14 41
22 38 -11 40
23 38 -13 34
24 38 -54 17

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