Everton Women sign Spanish international midfielder

Everton's new signing Damaris Egurrola
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Everton have signed Spanish international midfielder Damaris Egurrola on a two-year deal after she left Athletic Bilbao.

Egurrola (21), who spent eight years at Bilbao having made her senior debut aged 16, played 20 matches in the 2019/20 Primera Division campaign.

She was part of the team that won the 2017 Euros and made her senior debut for Spain against Cameroon in May 2019.

Everton manager Willie Kirk told the club’s website: “When the chance to sign Damaris was presented to me, it was an opportunity we simply couldn’t turn down. It’s another big signing for us and another sign of our ambition and intent.

“She is already at a very good level, shown by the fact she has been capped for the Spanish senior team at a young age, and her potential simply has no ceiling.

“She can be a world-class midfielder in the future and I’m excited to help her realise that potential.”

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