Nuremburg - Sweden international defender Per Nilsson has joined Danish giants FC Kobenhavn from 1. FC Nürnberg.

Thirty-one-year-old Nilsson, whose contract with the relegated Franconians was set to expire this summer, has signed a three-year deal with the Copenhagen club, who finished second in the Danish Superliga this season.

Nilsson made 70 appearances in all competitions for Nürnberg since joining der Club from 1899 Hoffenheim in 2010, scoring ten goals.