Defender moves to Vanarama National League side for a month
Brentford’s Finland Under-21 international defender Daniel O’Shaughnessy has joined Braintree Town on loan. The 21-year-old completed the move this afternoon, Tuesday 22 September, and will spend the next month with the Vanarama National League side. He will be available for Braintree’s game against Woking tonight and will remain with the Essex side until 19 October.
Daniel joined Brentford on a two year contract in 2014 after a successful trial. He had previously spent three years with French side FC Metz. Daniel was born in Finland but holds dual Nationality with the Republic of Ireland. He began his career with HJK Helsinki and spent time on trial with Liverpool in 2011.
Daniel is a regular for Finland’s Under-21 side and has won ten caps at that level, scoring once. He played 23 games in the Under-21 Professional Development League for Brentford’s Development Squad last season and scored once. He has made a further five appearances this term, scoring one goal.