Leicester City sign Josie Green and Aileen Whelan. While the former joins the club from Tottenham Hotspur, the latter arrives from Brighton & Hove Albion.
The 29-year-old Green started her senior career with Watford but move to Tottenham in 2016. The Welsh midfielder has played over 50 matches for the Spurs during her time in London. In the last season, Green made 15 appearances and scored one goal in the Women’s Super League. She is also a regular in the Wales national team.
“It’s really exciting to meet the girls and join the team. It’s a really exciting club to be a part of, so I’m looking forward to it. I’m ready for a new challenge,” said Green.
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The 30-year-old Whelan has spent the last five years with the Seagulls, making over 70 appearances across all competitions. The English midfielder, who previously also palyed for Everton, Notthing Forest and Notts Coutny, is the second summer signing for the Foxes.
“Hopefully I can bring some experience in and help the team get some results. My aim is to get on the scoresheet as much as possible and help LCFC Women finish higher up the table,” said Whelan.