Swedish footballer Emil Robak (20 years old) is right. The player from IFK Norrköpping – a club in his home country to which he was loaned out by AC Milan – finally made his voice heard again after two weeks with no sign of life. Roebuck did not show up for training throughout that period and no one at the club was able to reach him. So far.
It was Toni Mårtensson, sporting director of IFK Norrköping, who expressed concern about Roback’s disappearance to the Swedish press. “I’d like to know he’s doing well,” Martinson said. “It is worrying that we cannot contact him, and I do not know what we can do. I have tried to contact him several times. I have not lost hope that he will return, but it is difficult to understand that we have not seen him for two weeks,” he added.
It’s also been quiet on Roback’s social media for a while. In Sweden, appeals were made on national television in the hope of obtaining advice or information about Roback, but to no avail.
See you Thursday, then. “I spoke to him,” Martinsson told Swedish media. “So the situation is under control. We will not say more about this.”
Roback is an almost 20-year-old striker who has been on loan to Norrkoping in his home country since March 2023. His original club: AC Milan, who brought him to Milan three years ago on the recommendation of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. There is no new Ibrahimovic in Sweden, but Milan did something very good by signing Emil Roback. He has the athleticism, speed, technique and movements. “I strongly believe that he will break into the Milan first team,” Ibrahim said at the time in the Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport.
It didn’t come to that. Robak played only two minutes for the main team of Milan and also played for the youth teams. Subsequent loans to Denmark’s Nordsjaelland and now Sweden’s Norrköping also turned out to be a disaster. He played only three times with his current team. In August, he said in an interview that “his loan is not going as he had hoped.” Roback has a contract with Milan until 2025.
Last weekend, it was announced that Oleksandr Rosbotko, a 19-year-old Shakhtar Donetsk player, had disappeared after a youth league match against Antwerp. At present, there is no trace of him.
Roback’s last Instagram post dates back to May
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