Cardiff's Solskjaer seals Berget swoop

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made his third Norwegian signing after Molde striker Jo Inge Berget completed his move to the Premier League club.

Former Norway and Manchester United striker Solskjaer had already brought in Norwegian midfielders Magnus Wolff Eikrem and Mats Moller Daehli from Heerenveen and Molde respectively and now he has added another of their compatriots.

Berget, who like Eikrem and Daehli shares an agent with Solskjaer, was due to be out of contract with Molde at the end of the season and he joins Cardiff for an undisclosed fee after agreeing a two-and-a-half year contract.

"I'm delighted to welcome Jo to the club," Solskjaer said, who spent three years as Molde manager before moving to Cardiff earlier this month. "He went through his medical last night and signed his contract this morning."

"He's a forward and a full Norwegian international and arrives on a very good deal for us. He knows the way I want to play, he's a secondary front man and is a very strong and intelligent footballer. He'll do well for us."

Eikrem, Daehli and Berget may not be familiar to Cardiff fans, but Solskjaer has backed the trio to shine in the Premier League.

"We are talking about three full internationals I have brought in for a very cheap price compared to what they give us. They are long-term value for money," he said.

"Of course they haven't played in the Premier League but they are all full internationals and I know them because I have had them before. I know their personalities."