With the injury suffered by Alexia Putellas two days before the start of the European Championshipthe Ballon d'Or and
With the injury suffered by Alexia Putellas two days before the start of the European Championshipthe Ballon d’Or and FIFA Women of the Year, He will be out of the pitch until March 2023.
For this reason, Barcelona has been moving during the summer to seek that piece that could replace its most key player. There were several names that were driving, among which were players of the level of the Dutch Jill Roord.
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Days before the tie that his club had, Manchester City, against Real Madrid in the qualifying phase of the UEFA Women’s Champions League The rumor began to gain strength that the English midfielder Keira Walsh could be the surprise of the Barça transfer market.
This rumor became the chronicle of a signing announced when City fell to Real Madrid in that tie, losing the chance to play in the Women’s Champions League for second consecutive Year.
Finally, despite City’s reluctance and thanks to pressure from the player, who made it clear that she wanted to play for the Spanish club, On the last day of the market, the agreement was closed for the historic figure of 400,000 euros.
Sources close to the club say that To make the signing possible, Keira Walsh herself has offered to lower her salary for the first few months of contract to make the economic agreement possible.
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You have to remember that Keira Walsh comes from playing all the matches for England, a team with which she won the European Championship this summer and whose final was named MVP.
Almost everyone in the sport puts it in the ‘top 3’ of pivots, only behind Patri Guijarro, his new partner Barça, and the German Lena Oberdorf. In addition, the Spanish team is waiting for her teammate Lucy Bronze, who signed at the beginning of the summer.