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Tactical Watch: Jannik Vestergaard
Sam Tighe analyses a potential watershed moment for the defender.
Vestergaard delighted to be off the mark
Defender hopes for more goals after ending long wait.
Video: Vestergaard on first Saints goal
Defender reacts to vital header in United draw.
Vestergaard hails Saints' spirit
Defender pleased to secure hard-fought point.
Video: Vestergaard reacts to win at Feyenoord
Watch the defender give his thoughts after the 3-1 victory in De Kuip.
Watch: Utilita's Licence To Skill Challenge
See who comes out on top as Nathan Redmond, Jannik Vestergaard and Matt Targett face-off.
Hasenhüttl without defensive duo
Yoshida and Vestergaard both at risk for West Ham
Lemina makes "big step forward"
Midfielder could return as Saints face three games in eight days.
Vestergaard pleased to stake a claim
Defender encouraged by clean sheet after first appearance in two months.
Vestergaard rues Saints misfortune
Defender left scratching his head after cup exit at Leicester.
Video: Vestergaard reflects on cruel cup exit
Defender left cursing Saints' luck after penalty shoot-out defeat at Leicester.
Four Saints in Nations League action
Elyounoussi, Vestergaard, Højbjerg and Obafemi may feature in Monday's action
International round-up: Two Saints in Friday action
Yoshida and Elyounoussi play duration for Japan and Norway.
Four Saints set for international action
Friendlies and UEFA Nations League meetings on Friday.
Saints' November international guide
Your daily breakdown of who plays who and when.
November international roll call
Find out what's at stake for those representing their countries.
Elyounoussi on target for Norway
Read our round-up from the final day of action during the international week.
Long's Ireland host Wales in Nations League
Seven Saints in action on final day of internationals.
Saturday's international round-up
Elyounoussi's Norway secure narrow victory in Oslo.
Saints' October international guide
Who plays who and when over the coming days?
Vestergaard rues "key moments"
Defender laments late goals that cost Saints at Wolves.
Video: Vestergaard reacts to Wolves defeat
Danish defender speaks after defeat in the Midlands.
Defeat for Elyounoussi’s Norway in Nations League
Moi returns to Southampton with a win and a defeat
Nations League duty for Elyounoussi and Vestergaard
New Saints pair face Bulgaria and Wales in the UEFA Nations League
Jannik Vestergaard Saints HistoryLast updated 15 Nov 2019
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Jannik Vestergaard BiographyLast updated 04 Nov 2019
Former clubs: Hoffenheim, Werder Bremen, Borussia Mönchengladbach
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Vestergaard started his career in the Brøndby youth academy, before making the switch over the border to join German club Hoffenheim in the summer of 2010.
Following impressive spells for the Under-19s and Reserves, Vestergaard made his breakthrough into Hoffenheim’s senior side during the 2011/12 season.
Vestergaard would spend three-and-a-half years in Sinsheim, making 82 appearances for Hoffenheim, as well as representing Denmark at under-18 and under-21 level before making the climb to the senior national team in 2013.
Vestergaard joined fellow Bundesliga outfit Werder Bremen midway through the 2014/15 season, where he made 54 appearances, scoring four goals along the way, before sealing a move to Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2016.
During the 2016/17 season, the 6ft 6in centre-back earned valuable European experience in both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League as Gladbach finished third in a group containing Manchester City, Barcelona and Celtic, before being eliminated by compatriots Schalke in the round of 16.
By the end of the 2017/18 campaign, Vestergaard was the top-scoring defender in the Bundesliga over the previous two seasons, with his penalty-box presence at set pieces yielding seven goals in all competitions, as the Foals collected back-to-back ninth-place finishes.
His reliability, distribution and defensive qualities earned him a spot in Denmark’s 23-man travelling party in Russia for the 2018 World Cup finals, where they were unfortunate to be denied by Croatia on penalties in the first knockout round.
St Mary’s bound!
The Danish international made 83 appearances, registering seven goals from the back, during his two seasons at Gladbach, before agreeing a deal to join Saints in the summer of 2018.
A solid debut followed for Vestergaard, as he helped protect Saints’ clean sheet in a 0-0 draw at home to Burnley, on the opening weekend of the 2018/19 season, before going on to make 26 appearances throughout the course of the campaign.
Vestergaard remained an integral part of manager Ralph Hussenhutel’s defence during the 2019/20 season.
The Dane scored his first goal for the club at the end of August; a pinpoint header to earn a point against Manchester United at St Mary’s.