Leicester City Women land young striker Lachante Paul

Lachante Paul with Leicester City WFC boss Jonathan Morgan (Photo: lcwfc.com)

Leicester City Women have added to their attacking options with the capture of young striker Lachante Paul from Arsenal.

The 17-year-old attacker got 15 goals from as many games in the FA WSL Academy League, scoring twice in a Cup Final victory over Manchester United.

She made her Gunners first team debut as a substitute during a Continental Tyres Cup match in December 2018.

Speaking to LCWFC TV, Lachante Paul said: “I joined Leicester City because it’s a club with great prospects. It’s a club that pushes young players. I’m hoping I can help the club get promotion.”

Foxes Manager, Jonathan Morgan said: “Lachante is someone who is going to be very exciting to watch in this league. She’s got goals in her.

“She’s someone that we’ve followed for the last twelve months. She’s got a feistiness to her game, she’s got attitude to her game, she’s got the aggression, the passion, that is what you need in the Championship to be a success.”

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