11 Facts About Andreas Christensen


Andreas Christensen joined Chelsea at the age of 15 in February 2012, making his professional debut in October 2014.


Andreas Christensen made his full international debut for Denmark in June 2015, and represented the nation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2020 and the 2022 World Cup.


Andreas Christensen spent eight years there, attracting the interest of Europe's elite clubs including Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Bayern Munich.


On 7 February 2012, Andreas Christensen signed for Chelsea on a free transfer, near the end of Andre Villas-Boas' tenure as the club's manager.


On 10 July 2015, Andreas Christensen joined Borussia Monchengladbach on a two-year loan deal from Chelsea.


On 9 January 2018, Andreas Christensen signed a new four-and-half-year deal with Chelsea running until 2022, after establishing himself in the first team.


New manager Maurizio Sarri preferred to pair David Luiz and Antonio Rudiger in central defence, and by February 2019 Andreas Christensen had made 15 appearances, only two of which in the league.


Andreas Christensen began playing more consistently as the season progressed, and eventually formed a defensive partnership alongside Ronald Araujo, helping Barcelona keep the most clean sheets in all of Europe's top 5 leagues.


Andreas Christensen played six matches in Denmark's successful 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign.


Andreas Christensen was one of the key players for Denmark during their very successful UEFA Euro 2020 campaign, as he played all six games.


Andreas Christensen is a centre-back and is known for his calmness in possession and precise passing, as well as his aerial dominance.