French Ligue 1 champions Paris St-Germain have signed Barcelona’s Lieke Martens on a three-year deal. The 29-year-old Dutch international joins the French club on a free transfer following the expiration of her contract with the Spanish champions Barcelona.
PSG Signs Barcelona Forward Lieke Martens
Martens won the Champions League in 2021 and three consecutive league titles with the Spanish club. She also won the European Championships with the Netherlands in 2017 and was voted the tournament’s best player.
Speaking about her new move, the striker took to her Instagram account and wrote: “After five beautiful years at this fantastic club in this beautiful city I have decided to part ways with the club and start a new adventure.”
She also said she came to the club at a time when the club started an ambitious project to become a leader in the world of women’s football. they worked hard and I believe that they achieved the goals set five years ago.
Speaking about the Champions League win, she said: “Winning the Champions League was an absolute highlight as well as winning the Fifa World’s Best Player Award (in 2017) as a player of Barca.
“I am very excited to announce this news about the next step in my career. So happy and proud to start this new adventure in Paris and to be part of this incredible team and club.”