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€15 Million Transfer Agreement Reached: Discover Which Rising Star is Heading to Rennes

Bodø, Norway, 16h May, 2024. Bodø/Glimt's Kasper Høgh celebrates with Bodø/Glimt's Albert Grønbæk after scoring in the Eliteserien match between Bodø/Glimt and Tromsø at Aspmyra stadium. Credit: Frode Arnesen/Alamy Live News
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Rennes and FK Bodø/Glimt have reached a €15 million transfer agreement for Albert Grønbæk, marking a significant move for the Danish midfielder. Grønbæk is set to join Rennes with a contract extending until June 2029, pending a medical examination scheduled in the upcoming days.

  • Rennes and FK Bodø/Glimt agree on a €15 million transfer fee for Albert Grønbæk.
  • Grønbæk signs a contract with Rennes until June 2029.
  • Medical examination scheduled in the upcoming days.

Rennes’ New Signing: Albert Grønbæk

Rennes has successfully negotiated a transfer for Albert Grønbæk from FK Bodø/Glimt. The Danish midfielder will join the Ligue 1 club on a contract that runs until June 2029. The transfer fee agreed upon is €15 million, and Grønbæk is expected to undergo a medical examination in the coming days to finalize the move.


Albert Grønbæk, full name Albert Grønbæk Erlykke, was born on May 23, 2001, in Risskov, Denmark. Standing at 1.76 meters, Grønbæk primarily plays as a central midfielder but is also adept as a left winger and attacking midfielder. He has been a key player for FK Bodø/Glimt since joining them on August 15, 2022. His market value stands at €12.00 million as of June 12, 2024, and he is represented by the NINE Group.

Grønbæk’s Career Highlights

Albert Grønbæk has had a notable career trajectory, starting from his youth clubs to becoming a significant player for FK Bodø/Glimt. His versatility and experience make him a valuable asset for Rennes.

  • Youth Clubs: VRI (-2015), Aarhus GF (2015-2020)
  • Current Club: FK Bodø/Glimt
  • Contract Expiry: December 31, 2028
  • International Experience: Denmark U21 (8 caps, 1 goal)
  • Outfitter: Adidas

Transfer Details

The transfer of Albert Grønbæk to Rennes involves a fee of €15 million, with a contract extending until June 2029. This move marks a significant step in Grønbæk’s career as he transitions to a more competitive league in Ligue 1. The medical examination is set to take place in the upcoming days, ensuring that all formalities are completed before the player joins the Rennes squad.

  • Transfer Fee: €15 million
  • Contract Duration: Until June 2029
  • Medical Examination: Scheduled in the upcoming days

Career Statistics

Albert Grønbæk has shown remarkable performance both at the club level and in international youth teams. His versatility and experience make him a valuable asset for Rennes.

National Team Career

  • Denmark U21: 8 caps, 1 goal
  • Denmark U20: No appearances
  • Denmark U19: 4 caps, 1 goal
  • Denmark U18: 2 caps, 0 goals
  • Denmark U16: 2 caps, 0 goals

Previous Transfers

  • From Aarhus GF to FK Bodø/Glimt: Joined on August 15, 2022

Additional Context

Albert Grønbæk has been a crucial player for FK Bodø/Glimt since his arrival in 2022. Known for his versatility in midfield and ability to play multiple positions, Grønbæk has also made significant contributions to Denmark’s youth national teams. The transfer to Rennes for €15 million highlights the club’s ambition to strengthen their midfield options. This move is expected to add depth and tactical flexibility to Rennes’ squad.

For more detailed player statistics and transfer history, check Albert Grønbæk’s profile on Transfermarkt.

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