Date: 11th March 2021 at 6:10pm
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Wolves goalkeeper Andreas Sondergaard has revealed why he made the brave decision to come to the Premier as a teenager. 

The under-19 international joined Nuno Espirito Santo’s men back in January 2018 at the age of 17

Three years later, the Scandinavian shot-stopper is yet to make a first-team appearance for the Molineux outfit but has kept 16 clean sheets in 60 appearances for the Wolves youth sides.

In an exclusive interview with Football FanCast, Sondergaard disclosed his reasons for leaving behind boyhood club Odense Boldklub for the English top-flight.

He said: “Definitely the environment. I’d only heard good things about going to England, and that’s where you can learn the most.

“Especially with the environment, because it is a tough environment, and there are so many other keepers to compete with, and there’s a lot of competition.

“So, it would only make you even better and again, I know the is the best league in the world. So it did attract me a lot to come here and grab the chance to come over here and yeah, do my best and hopefully, being able to achieve my goals.”

TIF Thoughts on Sondergaard…

Sondergaard took a big risk leaving his homeland and boyhood club at such a young age, but it appears as though the gamble is paying off.

Learning from top-class keepers such as Rui Patricio and John Ruddy day in day out at training can only be beneficial for someone so young.

He’s clearly highly rated at Wolves, and with Patricio entering the latter stages of his career, perhaps it won’t be too long until we see Sondergaard start a Premier League fixture.