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Confirmed: Winger Departs

David Moberg Karlsson has completed his move to Danish side FC Nordsjaelland.

Nigel Roddis

It had been rumoured for the last few days and now David Moberg Karlsson's move to FC Nordsjaelland is complete after the Danish side announced the winger has signed a four-year deal with the club.

Nordsjaelland's Sporting Director Jan Laursen was clearly delighted to bring the Swede to the club, telling the club's official website;

We are pleased that the agreement with David and Sunderland has finally fallen into place. It's been a long, hard but constructive negotiation process with Sunderland and we are delighted that David has proven that he really wants to join our project, he renounced a lucrative long-term contract with Sunderland.

We believe that together we can realize the great potential that David has. He fits perfectly with our style of play, and in our training environment he will work hard, and with patience on our part could flourish and show the qualities that made him attractive to several big clubs abroad after he came through the IFK Gothenburg team to play in the Allsvenska at a very young age.

Moberg Karlsson was equally delighted to complete his move and is hoping to continue his development as a player with the Danish side;

I have no doubt that this is the right move for me and I am really looking forward to getting started and meeting my new teammates.

I've heard lots of good things about the club, which is adept at developing young players and that is important to me.

Everything should be about getting better in the team and developing players to perform at the highest level, and that is exactly what I want.

I will be the best I can be and I hope that I can make a difference.

The 20-year-old joined Sunderland from IFK Gothenburg for a fee of around £1.5m last summer and immediately impressed during pre-season, with his goal against Tottenham in the Premier League Asia Trophy a particular highlight, but he struggled to make an impact once the season started and was loaned out to Scottish Premier League side Kilmarnock in January where he once again found it difficult to break into the side.

Despite having potential, the winger was far down the pecking order at the Stadium of Light and the progress made by Charis Mavrias and Duncan Watmore has seen the club decide to cut their losses on the player with Nordsjaelland believed to have broken their transfer record (around £500,000) to capture the Swede's signature but with the fee officially down as 'undisclosed'.

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