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Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

It was probably the most successful 17th birthday in football history

In a way, the Eritrean born, Swedish striker’s skillset is comparable to Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s. But in terms of their personalities and playing style, the comparison is totally wrong. Actually, they couldn’t be more different.

BY MICHAEL YOKHIN | BBC SPORT

The big Stockholm derby between Djurgarden and AIK was on 21 September 2016, and Alexander Isak made sure it was an evening to remember.

In the first half, AIK’s teenage sensation made a run into space and expertly controlled a through ball in the box. One touch to take it into his stride, a second to fire low and hard into the far corner. Arms outstretched, he stood celebrating in front of the hostile home crowd. Continue reading Alexander Isak: The Rising Star Compared to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Alexander Isak will Become One of the Best in the World: Former Team-mate Dickson Etuhu

Borussia Dortmund starlet Alexander Isak is the biggest thing to come out of Swedish football since Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to former AIK player and team-mate Dickson Etuhu.

By Will Unin,

Borussia Dortmund starlet Alexander Isak is the biggest thing to come out of Swedish football since Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but that didn’t stop the striker from taking public transport to training every day, an attitude that will help him reach the top of the game, according to former team-mate Dickson Etuhu.

At AIK, Etuhu, who has 33 Nigeria caps to his name, was the elder statesman, the player others would go to for advice, including the prodigal Isak. Continue reading Alexander Isak will Become One of the Best in the World: Former Team-mate Dickson Etuhu

Real Madrid to Pay €10 million for Swedish Striker Alexander Isak

The 17-year-old is set to join Los Blancos in a five-year deal which could be completed next week

Real Madrid to fork €10 million by next week for 17-year-old AIK striker Alexander Isak

By Sport-english.com,

Real Madrid will pay 95 million coronas (10 million euros) for young AIK striker Alexander Isak, which will be the most expensive transfer in the history of Swedish football, according to “Aftonbladet”.

The sale of Isak, 17, will be more than the fee Ajax paid Malmo for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, which was 82 million coronas (7.8 million euros). Continue reading Real Madrid to Pay €10 million for Swedish Striker Alexander Isak

Real Madrid to Sign Alexander Isak

Real Madrid and AIK Solna agreed to pen 5-year deal for Alexander Isak

The new Zlatan. 17-year-old Swedish striker currently registered with AIK Solna to sign a deal with Real Madrid for the next five seasons.

By Marca.com,

Despite being under the restrictions of a transfer ban, Real Madrid continue to plan for the future with the signature of Alexander Isak, dubbed the new Zlatan, likely to come soon.

The 17-year-old Swedish striker is currently registered with AIK Solna, yet it is expected that in the next week he will commit to Los Blancos for the next five seasons. Continue reading Real Madrid to Sign Alexander Isak

Thousands of AIK Fans Sing Happy Birthday to 17-yo Alexander Isak

AIK teenage striker Alexander Isak’s amazing birthday.

By TesfaNews,

Swedish born AIK forward Eritrean Alexander Isak celebrated his 17th birthday on Wednesday night by scoring two goals in a 3 – 0 derby win over Swedish rivals Djurgården.

The more than 8000 AIK fans praised their young prodigy after the full time whistle, roaring in unison traditional Swedish happy birthday song. Continue reading Thousands of AIK Fans Sing Happy Birthday to 17-yo Alexander Isak