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Lasse Vigen Christensen wants to go to the Olympics with Denmark - but the Fulham midfielder admitted his selection has two hurdles to overcome - and one of them is his own club.

The 2014-15 season was a breakthrough for the 21-year-old. Check out the video above to remind yourself.

But now the talented winger wants to put a poor season behind him where he and Whites struggled. Christensen again suffered a fair share of injuries dating back 18 months. Fulham escaped relegation by two places.

And although Christensen has been selected for the Danish Olympic team’s preparation tournament in South Korea at the beginning of June, it's by no means the squad that will pack bags for Rio in August.

Thereby, hangs the other conundrum. Will Fulham and other clubs with Danish hopefuls allow their players to go at the beginning of the domestic season that starts just three days after the fun in Rio kicks off?

Christensen has fingers crossed.

"There’s been a lot of talks back and forward with players to find out whether they can go," he said.

"Hopefully, it can be sorted and we can get our best team there. But with Fulham, that’s not a discussion we’ve had yet, so I can’t really say too much about it.

"We have a lot of players in Denmark at club playing European qualifiers at the same time. So there’s a lot of debate between club and country that’s yet to happen."

Denmark face three other sides who will compete at the Olympics; Nigeria on Thursday 2nd June, Honduras on Saturday 4th June, and South Korea on Monday 6th June.

Coach Niels Frederiksen added: “It's a great opportunity for me to see the players who are under discussion for the final Olympic squad against some nations that we very rarely meet.

"It will give us a good insight into what awaits us for the Olympics. It's really positive that I will have the opportunity to test them for three difficult matches.”