FC Zurich sign central midfielder Victor Pálsson
26-year-old central midfielder Guðlaugur Victor Pálsson has joined FC Zurich from Danish top-flight club Esbjerg fB with immediate effect. The player of Iceland’s national team (six matches) has signed a contract until 30 June 2020.
Pálsson began his professional footballing career in Liverpool FC’s junior section and then gathered international experience in the first leagues of Scotland (Hibernian Edinburgh), the USA (NY Red Bulls), the Netherlands (NEC Nijmegen) and Sweden (Helsingborgs IF). In 2014, the son of a Portuguese father and an Icelandic mother made his debut for Iceland’s national team. In 2015, he joined Danish Superliga side Esbjerg fB. Last season, he captained the team and played 35 official matches.