FORMER Celtic loan star Mohamed Elyounoussi will team up with Henrik Larsson’s son Jordan in Denmark in the new season.

The Norwegian left-sided forward, who spent two seasons at Parkhead, was linked with a return after quitting relegated Southampton at the end of his contract in the summer.

However, Elyounoussi, 28, has brought an end to the guessing game by penning a four-year deal with FC Copenhagen.

And the former Hoops fans’ favourite will be joining the son of Celtic legend Henrik at the Danish champions after Jordan completed his switch from Bundelsiga club Schalke a few weeks earlier.

DERBY DUEL…Mohamed Elyounoussi battles for possession with Ryan Jack in Celtic’s 1-0 League Cup Final triumph over Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox side in December 2019.

As well as the Hoops, Elyounoussi, capped 52 times, had been reported to be interesting Celta Vigo and Fenerbahce before settling his future with FC Copenhagen.

Curiously, both the Elyounoussi and Larsson could play at Parkhead this season with the team already 2-0 ahead in their Champions League qualifier against Breioablik after the first leg in Iceland on Tuesday when Larsson scored his first goal for his new club.

The pair are likely to play alongside each other for the first time in the second leg on Wednesday.

Elyounoussi told the club’s website: “I am convinced that the switch to F.C. Copenhagen is right for me.

DANISH DOUBLE-ACT…Mohamed Elyounoussi (above) and Jordan Larsson in the colours of theie new team FC Copenhagen.

“As a Scandinavian, you always follow developments here and I have seen that Parken is a fantastic place to play football, and that the club is constantly looking to raise itself to play with the best.

“It’s very motivating and I’m looking forward to being a part of it.”

Elyounoussi was brought to Glasgow by Neil Lennon on an initial one-season temporary switch in August 2019 and sealed a clean sweep of domestic honours when the Hoops won the Covid-delayed Scottish Cup in December the following year.

He signed a second loan switch and, overall, claimed 25 goals in 65 appearances and admitted he would be more than willing to return for a third season before Southampton decided to keep him at the south coast club.

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