FC Malaga City Academy are delighted to announce that Danish defender Kristian Madsen has signed with Marbella Football Club.
Marbella FC, who compete in Segunda División B - Group 4, are one of the region's biggest and most ambitious clubs - boasting impressive infrastructure and investments.
The 18-year-old will initially link up with the club's U19s Juvenil squad, who compete in Liga Nacional - until the end of the season.
Kristian joined FC Malaga City Academy during the 2018/19 campaign - and was named captain of our flagship Under 19s team last season.
During his time with the academy, Kristian has featured in a number of high-profile fixtures against the likes of FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, Sevilla FC, Valencia CF, Manchester City and many more.
Upon signing, Kristian said: “It has been an amazing almost three years with FC Malaga City Academy.
“I have evolved so much as a footballer in all aspects of my game - and have played against some of the best teams in the world during my time here.
“It has been an amazing experience. I have met so many new friends and it has been a great period of my life.
“I'm really excited to play with Marbella FC - it's been a dream since arriving that I could sign for a Spanish club and try move up through their system to become a professional footballer.
“I will keep working hard to make my dream a reality.”
George Jermy, Academy Director, commented: “We're all absolutely thrilled to see Kristian join a professional Spanish club.
“Since arriving here, Kristian has shown amazing commitment to everything he has done with us - and this is a really deserved achievement for him and his family.
“He has shown fantastic development and has improved his ability massively - so this is a just reward for his countless hours and dedication.
“We will definitely be keeping in touch going forwards, and we can't wait to see how he progresses with his new team.”