FCK sign Sotirios Papagiannopoulos
F.C. Copenhagen have signed Swedish defender Sotirios Papagiannopoulos from Östersunds FK on a four-year deal.
"Sotirios has all the skills to be a very strong central defender at FCK, and we are very happy with the signing," says manager Ståle Solbakken.
"We have known about him for a while and were especially impressed with his performances in the Europa League. He is fast, physically strong and good with the ball, and he has international experience from club level and the Swedish national team."
Papagiannopoulos spoke to FCK.dk and said: "This is a big step in my career! I've had a tremendous time in Östersund, and now I'm really looking forward to this challenge.
"FCK is the biggest club in Scandinavia and I will do what I can to help the club to more titles and success."
Born in Stockholm and of Greek descent, Papagiannopoulos is one of the reserves for the Swedish World Cup squad.
Papagiannopoulos will get jersey number 4 in FCK.
Name: Sotirios Papagiannopoulos
Born: 5 September 1990
Former clubs: Östersunds FK (Sweden), PAOK (Greece), Assyriska FF (Sweden), Akropolis IF (Swden), Väsby United (Sweden)
Internationals: Two caps for Sweden