Barcelona Signs Former World Best Player

Spanish La Liga top side Barcelona has completed the signing of England defender Lucy Bronze. According to reports, the former Lyon and Manchester City defender has signed a two-year deal. In May, Manchester City announced the 30-year-old would leave the club when her deal expired on 30 June.

Barcelona Signs Lucy Bronze

The 2020 Best Fifa Women’s Player went back to Manchester City for a second spell in September 2020 after three years with Lyon. Speaking about her new deal she said: “I’m very happy to play for a club like FC Barcelona, one of the biggest teams in the world. I want to start working with the team.” 

Barcelona Signs Former World Best Player
Barcelona Signs Former World Best Player

She also said: “After a couple of conversations, you can’t say no to Barca.” Barcelona is the current Champions of Spain Primera Division and were Champions League runners-up to Lyon last season. 

She won five major trophies with City, with two of those arriving in her second spell with the club, and made a total of 111 appearances, scoring 14 goals. It is Bronze’s second move abroad after she left Manchester City for Lyon in 2017, where she won three consecutive Champions League titles.

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