Leicester City Women sign striker Lena Petermann from Montpelier

Leicester City sign Lena Petermann

Leicester City have signed 29-year-old Germany international striker Lena Petermann from French Division 1 outfit Montpellier.

She has 25 caps for her country and scored a total of 26 goals in 48 league games in the French top flight.

Speaking to LCFC.com, Petermann said: “It feels really great. I’m really excited to be here, to play and give everything for this club. It’s always been my dream to play in this league – there’s so much quality and now I have this opportunity and I can’t wait to get started.

“Scoring goals is my job and I want to bring everything to the team to help them however I can. I’ve played in various different countries – France, the US – and I hope this experience will benefit everyone.”

Beginning her career with Hamburger SV, she spent a season in the US with UCF Knights, going on to have spells with SC Freiburg and Turbine Potsdam in the Frauen Bundesliga.

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