Rosenborg BK have signed the Finnish international defender Miika Koppinen on a free transfer from Tromsø IL.
The 26-year-old has agreed a three-year deal at Lerkendal, and will join the Norwegian champions on 1 January. Koppinen can play in a variety of defensive positions and it was his versatility which prompted Rosenborg director Rune Bratseth to make his move.
"Koppinen is a solid player who can slot into several positions," Bratseth said. "The fact that he plays international football with Finland also counted in his favour." Koppinen missed just one of Tromsø's 26 matches in the 2004 Norwegian season, a championship which concluded on 30 October.
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