Manchester City has announced the signing of Spain’s left-back Leila Ouahabi from Barcelona on a two-year deal. The 29-year-old will join Gareth Taylor’s side on 1 July, subject to international clearance. The player had a three-year spell at Valencia between 2013 and 2016, Ouahabi.
Manchester City Signs Ouahabi from Barcelona
Ouahabi has been with the Catalan club for the past 13 years, speaking on her arrival she said: “Manchester City have always been a team that caught my eye.” “I like their style of football so much and the DNA of the club is very exciting.”
Ouahabi won the domestic treble and was a Champions League runner-up with Barcelona this season.
She was a Champions League winner the season before and, since joining the club’s acclaimed La Masia academy in 2007, Ouahabi has won five Primera Division titles, seven Copa de la Reina de Futbol trophies and two Supercopa Femeninas. “This is going to be a completely different experience for me, and I’m looking forward to it,” she said.
“I want to continue enjoying my football and City is a strong club.” “I also want to keep winning trophies. I like winning and being competitive, and I am coming here to win trophies for City.” She believes she can help Manchester City win more trophies both the Uefa Champions League and the English Premier.