Bråthen in, Jarstein out
By Thomas Myren, 11 March 2010, 11:30
Rune Jarstein is sold to Viking and is already replaced with Fredrikstad goalkeeper Erik Bråthen.
Erik Mellevold Bråthen Bornt: 16/09/87
Birthplace: Halden, Norway
Height/weight: 196 cm / 94 kg
Former clubs: Kvik Halden, Sparta Sarpsborg and Fredrikstad
League games 2009: 5
League games total: 6
Norway caps: 2 U21, 3 G19 og 1 G18
Jarstein rejected Rosenborg's offer to extend his contract and was transfer listed by the club. Viking responed with a bid around 4-5 million NOK, which was accepted.
His replacement is already secured: Wednesday Erik Bråthen signed a 3-year-deal. The tall keeper from Halden is a former U21 international for Norway.
The second choice in Fredrikstad has been suffering from several injuries the last years, but was fit for fight in 2009. Now he will fighting Daniel Örlund for the position at Rosenborg.