Norway international Julie Blakstad joins Manchester City Women

Man City's new signing, Julia Blakstad

Julie Blakstad, a 20-year-old Norwegian international  joins Manchester City on a two-and-half-year deal from Rosenborg.

The versatile player had scored 17 goals in 35 appearances for the Rosenborg since joining them in 2020.

Speaking about her move, she said: “It’s amazing to be a Manchester City player and I can’t wait to get started.

“Everybody has been amazing so far, and I’m so excited to meet my teammates. At this point in my career, it’s important to take a new step to develop myself further and I believe this is the best place for me to do that.

“You only have to look at the club – the facilities, the staff and the players all have incredible dedication to achieve something big and I really want to be a part of that.”

Head Coach Gareth Taylor added: “We’re delighted to welcome Julie to Manchester City.

“At just 20 years old, she’s already proven what a talent she is for both club and country and she’s a player who will fit perfectly into our squad and ethos here at City.

“We’re very much looking forward to working with her over the coming years – she is an incredibly ambitious young player and we’re excited to help her develop and grow here in England.”

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