Chelsea Women’s captain Magdalena Eriksson commits her future to the Blues

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Chelsea FC Women’s captain Magdalena Eriksson has committed her long-term future to the club by signing a contract extension to keep her at the Blues until 2023.

Eriksson has become an integral part of Emma Hayes’ side since joining in 2017 and was made captain ahead of our 2019/20 campaign.

The Sweden international marked her first season as Chelsea skipper by leading her side to a domestic double, winning the Continental Tyres League Cup before being crowned Barclays FA Women’s Super League champions.

Eriksson told chelseafc.com: ‘It means everything to me to be at this club, there is nowhere else in the world I would rather be,’ Eriksson said.

‘We have everything here. We have an amazing team, we have an amazing squad and we have a good group of people around the team to support us.

‘It’s the ideal place to be and I couldn’t see myself being anywhere else.

‘The last three years have been the absolute biggest of my career. In everything I’ve achieved, and also how I have developed and especially for me, how I’ve developed as a person.’

General manager Paul Green added: ‘We’re delighted to extend Magda’s contract, she is our captain and a very important player for us.

‘Magda leads by example both on and off the pitch and has formed a terrific partnership with Millie Bright over the last few years. We look forward to many more successful years with Magda at the club.’

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