Defender Michael Jakobsen
- Height 185cm
- Weight 81kg
- D.O.B. 2/1/86
- Born Copenhagen
The Danish international joins City for the 2016/17 season on a two-year deal from Danish Superliga side Esbjerg fB.
The left-footed defender has earned five senior appearances for the Danish national team, having played alongside City goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen and represented Denmark at every youth level.
A left-sided central defender, Jakobsen played an integral part in Aalborg BK’s Danish Superliga win in 2007/08 and qualification in the 2008/09 UEFA Champions League.
Following 153 appearances for AaB, Jakobsen secured a permanent move to Spanish La Liga side Almeria, before returning to Denmark with Esbjerg fB.
Hyundai A-League 2017/18
Jakobsen: The work does not stop
City captain Michael Jakobsen has made it clear that his side will not let Friday’s loss to Sydney get the down as they look to bounce back against Western Sydney. The 1-0 loss to the Sydneysiders was City’s first loss of the season, as their perfect record was scratched out b
Jakobsen: Friday is going to be exciting
City skipper Michael Jakobsen can’t wait to hit the field on Friday night ahead of the top of the table clash with Sydney FC at AAMI Park. The defender-turn-midfielder says his side’s strong fundamentals and deep bond have translated into results so far and the clash against t
Key Battle: Jakobsen v Isaias
The men holding the respective armbands on Saturday night will go head to head in the middle of the park and the battle between Michael Jakobsen and Isaias may prove to be key in a tight encounter. Jakobsen’s move to midfield has been a seamless transition for the former Danis