Manchester City Women sign Hayley Raso from Everton

Manchester City Women have signed Australian international forward Hayley Raso from Everton on a two-year deal.

She has more than 50 caps for the Matildas and played at the Tokyo Olympics, where Australia finished fourth.

Raso told mancity.com“Having played in the WSL last season, I really liked the league – it’s very tough and competitive and being able to come to a team like City who are up there fighting for all the trophies and playing in the Champions League, it’s an opportunity I couldn’t turn down.

“Personally, I feel like I can fit in well with the team’s style of play – when I met with Gareth [Taylor], he spoke so highly of the Club and squad as a whole, and I knew that it was definitely the place I wanted to be.”

Head Coach Gareth Taylor added: “We’re delighted to add Hayley to our already talented squad here at City.

“She has proven her ability and versatility in the FAWSL over the last couple of seasons with Everton and also brings lots of international experience to the table.

“She impressed during the recent Olympic Games too and we’re really looking forward to working with her over the next few years.”

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