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Finnish Forward Joins Middlesbrough Academy

Posted: Thu 05 Jan 2017

Club confirms signing…

Boro have completed the signing of Finnish forward Mikael Soisalo.

The 18-year-old joins from Finnish top tier team Ilves Tampere, and will train and play with Paul Jenkins’ Under-23 side.

Soisalo scored seven goals and created six assists in the 2016 Veikkausliiga and was voted in the division’s team of the season. 

Considered one of Finland’s brightest young talents, he has also been capped by his country at Under-19 level.