Elias Hansborg-Sørensen

Elias Hansborg-Sørensen

Country: Denmark

Date of birth: 02/07/2005 (16 years old)

Place of birth: Denmark

Height: —

Youth career: Odense BK

Current club: Odense BK

Squad number: —

Current national team: Denmark U-17

Position: winger, second striker, striker

Preferred foot: right

Market value (by transfermarkt.de): —

Tournaments participated in: 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualification elite round (3/4), 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship (4/1)

Contract until: 30.06.2023

Player’s agent: unknown

Transfer rumours: —

Similar type of player: Diogo Jota


– pace 

– acceleration 

– finishing 

– off the ball movement 

– flair 

– agility 

– technique 

– ball control 

– dribbling 

– versatility 

– work rate 

To improve:

– physical strength/doesn’t feel very comfortable in contact situations

– heading

Style of play:

– advanced striker

– offensive allrounder capable of playing in several attacking positions, either in the centre as a striker, as a supporting forward, or as a winger

– can create a very interesting striking partnership when paired with a tall centre-forward

– diminutive and agile player with a low centre of gravity

– very good finisher capable on both feet

– known for mobility and cleverness at his off-the-ball movements in and around the opposite’ box

– likes to attack from the left wing, cut inside, and create himself a decent opportunity to score or assist his teammate

– unselfish with good vision and natural flair in the final third which make him also a capable assist-man

– good dribbler able to make effective solo runs to beat the defensive line

– very skillful at beating his markers and evading pressure

– great sense of positioning while receiving through balls

– able to make quick combinations with his teammates at top speed

– displays a natural technique to take fast decisions in tight spaces

– extremely dangerous on the counter thanks to his pace and acceleration

– all-action and energetic

– very active and tenacious in the defensive phase/pressing

– operates comfortably with his left weaker foot

Hansborg-Sørensen with a superb off the ball move and very nice finish with his left weaker foot.
Hansborg-Sørensen shows his flair and agility – he dribbles past the defender with ease and provides an assist.

Heatmap by Wyscout:

He is best suited to playing as:

Striker in 4-4-2.



League summary (as for 14 June 2022):

No senior appearances yet.


Elias Hansborg-Sørensen is a product of Odense Boldklub youth academy. He is one of the leaders of a very interesting generation of Danish players born in 2005 which includes the likes of Zidan Sertdemir, Julius Beck, Noah Nartey, Valdemar Andreasen, Ludwig Vraa-Jensen, Bertram Kvist, Noah Sahsah, Oscar Højlund, Emil Højlund, Mads Lauritsen, and Gustav Fraulo. In May 2022, Elias was an important member of Denmark U-17 which made it to the quarter-final of the UEFA European Under-17 Championship but lost to Serbia after a close game.


Football Talent Scout potential rating:


First team material in a top European club.




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