[People Profile] All We Know About Mads Bech Sørensen Biography, Career, Family, Networth
Mads Bech Sorensen, born in 1999 on the 7th of January, often called Mads Bech is a Danish professional footballer who is a central defensive defender at Premier League club Brentford. Sorensen started his professional career in his home country of Denmark playing for AC Horsens and has been recognized by Denmark at the youth level.
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|Full Names||Mads Bech Sørensen|
|Place of birth||Horsens, Denmark|
|Date Of Birth||7 January 1999|
|State of Origin||Horsens, Denmark|
–2011 Østbirk IF
2011–2015 AC Horsens
2015–2017 AC Horsens
2020 → AFC Wimbledon (loan)
2016–2017 Denmark U18
2017–2018 Denmark U19
2019–2021 Denmark U21
|Salary||£2,900 per week|
A defensive player, Sorensen began his youth career at Ostbirk IF as a juvenile and then transferred into the Academy at AC Horsens in 2011. After moving up the youth ranks, he was awarded his first chance to be part of the first team squad for a one. division game against HB Koge on 3 May 2015. At 16 years old three months and 26 day, Sorensen was Horsens the youngest player to ever play as he was the first player to start the draw 1-1 and continued to play until being substituted Malthe Boesen, the player who previously held the record for 75 minutes. The player made five appearances throughout the 2014-15 season , and was signed to a new contract for two years on June 9, 2015.
In the 2016-17 and 2015-16 seasons, Sorensen continued to make only a few appearances per season mostly as an alternative, even following Horsens was promoted into the Superliga in the year 2016. Following the signing of a new three-year deal in May 2016, Sorensen made 10 appearances in the 2016-17 campaign and scored his first goal for the club in the 3-1 DBU Pokalen last-16 defeat to AGF Aarhus on 15 March 2017. Sorensen played in Horsens in the opening three games of the 2017-18 campaign, scoring his first goal in the league for his professional career during a victory of 4-1 against Lyngby on July 23rd, 2017. Despite his excellent start to the season He left the club on the 31st of July only two days following his last game in the team’s first game. In the space of just 2 years of being a first-team athlete in the CASA Arena, Sorensen made 25 appearances and scored two goals. As as a Horsens athlete, Sorensen filled the roles of left back center defender, left midfielder, and later became a throw-in specialist after receiving instruction under Thomas Gronnemark.
The 31st of July, 2017 Sorensen made the move into England for the B team of Championship club Brentford with a four-year deal for an undisclosed amount. The injuries to central defensive players John Egan, Andreas Bjelland and Chris Mepham saw Sorensen feature as a substitute in a non-existent way at five times during the season 2017-18. The Danish player struggled with homesickness throughout the season , and was struggling to adjust to the life in London and received assistance in the game from Danish teammates Andreas Bjelland and off it from the sleep coach at the club. Sorensen was promoted to an initial squad squad during the football season of 2018-19. He made his debut with the club in the EFL Cup first round match against Southend United on 14 August 2018. However, he was substituted for a broken leg after just 30 minutes of the 4-2 win. After regaining fitness an injury to his knee in October forced him out for two and a half months. A season-ending injury sustained from central defensive defender Yoann Barbet in March 2019 enabled Sorensen to make his way into the starting line-up and he completed the 2018-19 season with a total of 10 appearances.
The medial collateral ligament strain sustained during Brentford’s first game of the 2019-20 preseason prevented Sorensen out until the end of September 2019. The player returned to the first team in November 2019 and played only two games before signing a 3-year contract in January 2020. The pecking order is a bit crowded, Sorensen departed on loan for the duration of the campaign on January, 2020. The COVID-19 virus caused his return to the club early from his loan, but it was not allowed to play in the remaining of the 2019-20 season that ended in losing at the 2020 Championship play-off Final.
AFC Wimbledon (loan)
On the 9th of January, 2020 Sorensen was signed by League One club AFC Wimbledon on loan until the conclusion of the 2019-20 season. 20 days prior to the season’s conclusion in the early hours, he played nine appearances and assisted the Dons in avoiding relegation in League Two.
Following the start of the 2020-21 season with a series of EFL Cup appearances, by November 2020, injuries and illness sustained by central defensive players Pontus Jansson and the new signing Charlie Goode respectively allowed Sorensen to make his way into the team along with Ethan Pinnock. Sorensen started every match, with the exception of Brentford‘s campaign towards finals in the EFL Cup semi-finals and became the primary team’s throw-in specialist after receiving further instruction through Thomas Gronnemark during the 2017-18 season and increasing the length of his throws up to 40 metres 44 yards. On the 24th of January, 2021 Sorensen was the first to score a Brentford goal in the first half in the 3-1 FA Cup fourth round defeat to Leicester City. An injury to left-back Rico Henry in February 2021 resulted in Sorensen placed in the same post until trainer Thomas Frank switched to a 3-5-2 formation at the beginning of April and Sorensen was dropped from the starting line-up. Sorensen’s breakout season ended abruptly in May 2021 because of the need to remove of his appendix, as well as the stress fracture that occurred in his shin. At the time of the season 2020-21 the player had played 38 appearances, scoring three times. While he was absent, Brentford gained promotion to the Premier League after a successful playoff season.
Sorensen is back in good health for the pre-season of 2021-22 at Brentford and started the regular season in fourth place in the defensive pecking order in central following Pontus Jansson Ethan Pinnock and new signing Kristoffer Ajer. He sustained a knee medial injury in his first appearance in the league, the three-one EFL Cup second round win against Forest Green Rovers on 24 August 2021. He was able to return in the squad for matchdays late November but needed to wait until December before returning and make his debut in the two-goal EFL Cup quarter-final defeat to Chelsea. The removal of Charlie Goode on loan and injuries sustained from Ethan Pinnock and Zanka allowed Sorensen to play in Brentford’s last 5 Premier League matches of the season. Sorensen ended a mid-table 2021-22 season playing 15 times.
Sorensen was given his first opportunity to be called to the Denmark U18 team in September 2016 and was part of the squad for 7 games during the 2016-17 campaign as captain of the team, and scoring a goal in a friendly win of 4-2 against Belarus U18 on the 18th of October. He was promoted to the squad for U19 in January 2017 and played two appearances over the course of 2016-17. In mid-August of 2017, Sorensen was named as captain of the Denmark U19 team in the 2017 Four Nations Tournament, in which he played in two matches. Sorensen was at six out of 10 games during the team’s successful 2021 European U21 Championship qualifying campaign and was selected to the team for the finals. He played in each of Denmark’s group matches , and scored in the 22-0 victory over Iceland U21 on March 28, 2021. Injuries resulted in Sorensen substituted in the team in the knockout stages however his performances in the group stage were so good that he was included as the Team of the Tournament.
On the 24th of May in 2022 Sorensen was given his debut call-up in the senior squad by being named in the first 29-man squad to play in the 2022-2023 Nations League A matches in June 2022. He was dropped out of the 26-man team selection