Manchester City have signed England striker Ellen White from fellow Females’s Super League side Birmingham City on a two-year contract.
White, 30, had actually been with the West Midlands club considering that 2017 and helped them complete fourth this season.
She has actually been called in England’s squad for this summer season’s Women’s World Cup in France, which begins on 7 June.
In 80 senior international games, White has scored 28 objectives and was the WSL’s top scorer in 2017-18
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Manchester City won both the Women’s FA Cup and Continental Cup this season but ended up runners-up to Toolbox in the WSL.
” I can’t wait to start, to fulfill everybody and to get on the pitch,” previous Toolbox striker White stated. “I still want to discover, I still wish to establish and I believe I’m really going to do that here.
” I wish to remain in an environment and with a group of gamers that have that same winning mindset, that exact same professionalism, that exact same dedication and passion, and I think that’s a great fit at City.”
Birmingham’s general manager Sarah Westwood stated: “Because I signed up with the club in November it’s been an enjoyment dealing with Ellen.
” She is a hard-working expert, who is so well respected in the video game; we wish her all the very best in her brand-new chapter and, of course, with her endeavours in France this summertime for England.”
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