Cardiff sell Cornelius back

  • Last Updated: February 1 2014, 11:13 GMT

Cardiff have confirmed they have sold Andreas Cornelius back to FC Copenhagen for an undisclosed fee.

Andreas Cornelius: Sold back to Copenhagen
Andreas Cornelius: Sold back to Copenhagen

Cardiff paid a then club-record £8million for the 20-year-old in the summer, but he failed to score a first-team goal in 11 appearances and has returned to his former club for a cut-price fee of around £3million.

The deal, which Cardiff had revealed was on the cards earlier in the week, sees Cornelius join on a five-year deal.

Speaking earlier in the day, Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: "Andreas has had a hard time.

"He came here with big potential, he is a young kid and young kids are not the ones you expect to carry a team. He is a young man who will play lot of good football in his career."

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