Jakob Johansson (born 21 June 1990 in Trollhättan) is a Swedish footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for AEK Athens. He is a box-to-box midfielder, with his stand-out features being his exceptional physique, excellent passing, build-up play and marking.
He became the first player born in the 1990s to have played in the top league of Sweden, Allsvenskan, on 27 June 2007 when he debuted for his club IFK Göteborg.
He was brought to the Gothenburg club, together with manager Jonas Olsson, from FC Trollhättan. Jakob Johansson's first club was Trollhättans BoIS.
On 28 December 2014, he signed a 3,5 year contract with AEK Athens. On 22 August 2015, he had his debut in Superleague Greece with an excellent performance helping his team AEK win 3-0 against Platanias.
On 22 November 2015, Johansson scored his first season goal with a nice header at AEK Athens away win against Panthrakikos. After the end of the match, manager Gustavo Poyet reminded to the Swedish midfielder his earlier prediction of him scoring at this exact match. On early December 2015, Belgium champions Gent are interested for Johansson. The agent of the player, Per Jonnson, is a close friend of Gent's general manager Michel Louwagie and they have also cooperate in transfer cases. Johansson transfer clause is not high for Gent's budget, especially if they qualify for UEFA Champions League's next round. On 21 December 2015, in the 15th matchday of the Greek Super League with a header gave the lead to his club on a shocking 2-1 home defeat against Levadiakos.He finished the 2015-2016 season with seven goals,including a beautiful header against Panathinaikos F.C. in a 3-1 victory.His solid performances made him one of the most likeable players on the team, and has become a fan favourite. He started the 2016-17 season as a key player for the team at the midfield. On 27 November 2016, as a result of his improved performances French Ligue 1 club Stade Rennais F.C. are considering to table an offer in the January transfer window to AEK for the international midfielder. Johansson, though, has a contract at AEK which expires in 2018 with a release clause of €5 million.
- As of 5 January 2017
- As of 15 November 2016
His older brother Rickard Johansson plays football as well, he is a goalkeeper currently a free agent after leaving FC Trollhättan in January 2012.
- IFK Göteborg
- Allsvenskan: 2007
- Svenska Cupen: 2008, 2012–13
- AEK Athens
- Football League: 2014-15(South Group)
- Greek Football Cup: 2015–16
- Archangel of the Year: 2012