Didier Drogba, Jordi Alba and Mario Mandzukic have all been on the move this week as clubs all over the world seek to strengthen their squads by securing their long-term targets and finding bargains.
Jakob Poulsen's penalty earned FC Midtjylland a 1-1 draw at Sonderjyske in the Danish Superliga Monday.
FC Copenhagen defeated Silkeborg 2-1 to move four points clear atop the SAS-Ligaen table, while Sonderjyske beat Odense 4-2, and Nordsaelland secured a 4-0 win over Lyngby.
The new SAS-Ligaen season began with a surprise defeat for FC Midtjylland, victory for reigning champions FC Copenhagen, and a late equaliser to rescue a point for Brondby.
FC Midtjylland won 2-0 over SAS Ligaen leaders FC Copenhagen, who nevertheless remain 19 points clear at the top, while Brondby held Lyngby to a draw, and Esbjerg fell to Sonderjyske.
Former European champions Denmark secured automatic qualification for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa finals after beating Sweden 1-0.