Sun 08.Apr 2012 11:22 Tanya Taylor,
Damallsvenskan - Introducing Djurgården
Jessica Landström is a new addition to the team
Image: Carl Sandin
- Landström will be interesting to watch
wSoccerNews teamed up with Martin Sjögren, the former coach of LdB Malmö, to analyze the teams of the Damallsvenskan for the season. Below you can find what Martin had to say about Djurgården.

Strenghts: The team surprised many last year with their possession oriented style of playing which was very successful in the beginning of 2011. After one season and especially one more pre-season with more physical training we will see if Djurgården has taken a further step. All the players has experience from playing in Damallsvenskan and some also are playing at an international level. The signing of Jessica Landström from Frankfurt (arriving in the summer) will be decisive for the team to secure a spot above relegation.

Weaknesses: The physical condition of the team was not good enough 2011, and the club has started to train more with emphasis on physique. This has lead to lots of injuries during pre-season which has affected the preparations for the season opening. There is also some doubts if the squad is big enough with the background of the amount of injuries during these first months of 2012.

Key Players: Renée Slegers, Gudbjörg Gunnarsdottir and Jessica Landström

Who will be fun to watch and why: The return of Landström will be the most interesting thing during 2012. She has had a hard time at Frankfurt and recently lost her place in the Sweden squad. Will her move back to Stockholm be the change needed for Jessica to find her way back to the level she was at before leaving Sweden some years ago? Irma Helin is a young talent that has a magnificent technique and to see Irma strike the ball with precision from her position at the central midfield is worth every penny of the entrance fee.

Potential starting line-up in the beginning of the season: 4-3-3 Gudbjörg Gunnarsdottir - Sofia Nilsson, Anna Lindblom, Freja Hellenberg, Magdalena Eriksson - Irma Helin, Katrin Jonsdottir, Annika Kukkonen - Matilda Rosqvist, Mia Jalkerud, Renée Slegers
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