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Kristoffer Olsson nets hat-trick in U21 European qualifier

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Arsenal youth player Kristoffer Olsson scored a hat-trick for Sweden's under-21 side against Turkey on Tuesday.

Despite a man-of-the-match performance from Olsson, Turkey rallied together to bring the game to 3-3 before Sweden edged out as eventual 4-3 winners.

Olsson hattrick

Olsson’s first of the day came from close range and the second followed shortly after with a neat chip over the Turkish goalkeeper. Olsson completed his hat-trick with a pin point shot from outside the area.

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Turkey fightback

Turkey staged a heroic comeback that almost saw them come away with a point, only to be scuppered by Hiljemark’s goal in the second minute of stoppage time to secure all three points for Sweden.

Olsson is currently on loan with Danish side FC Midtjylland until January. The 19-year-old voiced his frustration at the lack of first team football opportunities at the Emirates Stadium. This has led some people to doubt whether Olsson will still be an Arsenal player when the U21 European Championship finals take place next year.

With the world class talents of Mesut Ozil, Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey ahead of Olsson in the pecking order at Arsenal it looks likely that the Swede may have to look elsewhere for first-team opportunities.

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