Nilsson quitting Panathinaikos for Brondby

ATHENS - Swedish international Mikael Nilsson is quitting Panathinaikos to join Brondby, the Danish club said on Wednesday.

The 30-year-old defender, who has won 58 caps, has signed a three-year contract starting on July 1.

Nilsson joined Panathinaikos in 2005 after a largely unsuccessful spell at English club Southampton.