Manchester City Women have signed American international and World Cup winner Sam Mewis.
The 27-year-old joins City from National Women’s Soccer League outfit North Carolina Courage.
The midfielder has won three NWSL Championships and three NWSL Shields, also making the league’s Best XI, while internationally she was part of the USWNT squad that won the SheBelieves Cup (2016 and 2020), CONCACAF
Women’s Championship (2018) and most recently, the FIFA Women’s World Cup last summer.
Speaking about her move, she said: “I’m so happy to have everything sorted. The opportunity came along at a really great time – as soon as I heard about the chance of coming to play for Manchester City, I was immediately interested.
“This is a really cool, unique and amazing opportunity in my career and I’m so excited to come and see Manchester as a city, be a part of this incredible club and hopefully help the team achieve their goals.”
Head Coach Gareth Taylor said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Sam to Manchester City and we’re thoroughly looking forward to working with her.
“As well as being a World Cup winner, she will bring a wealth of experience and quality to our squad and I’m really pleased that she feels she can fulfil her ambitions with us.”
Head of Women’s Football, Gavin Makel, added: “Bringing Sam to the club is a huge coup for us.
“Having seen Sam play up close whilst in the US, she is a highly technical and extremely athletic midfield player who will help the team push on in what is a new era for the club.”