Kosovare Asllani confirms CD Tacón/Real Madrid move
The Swedish player, hailed as 'the female Zlatan Ibrahimovic', announced that she has agreed to join Madrid-based CD Tacón, who are set to be taken over by Real Madrid.
Sweden and Linköpings FC striker Kosovare Asllani confirmed today that she will be playing next season in Spain's Liga Iberdrola with Madrid-based club, CD Tacón. The 29-year-old is CD Tacon's first reinforcement ahead of the 2019/20 season - their first in the top flight. She is a vastly experienced player who spent four seasons at PSG and won the Women's Super League and FA Women's Cup with Manchester City. She joins on a free transfer after being released from her contract with Linköpings.
The club, which is based in the Hortaleza district of Madrid, gained promotion to the Liga Iberdrola at the third attempt in May. CD Tacon are set to be absorbed by Real Madrid who finally are ready to create their own women's team following a 500,000 euro takeover. CD Tacon will officially become Real Madrid Femenino in 2010/21.
🇪🇸 Proud to announce that I’ll be the first official signing for Real Madrid/Cd Tacon.— Kosovare Asllani (@KosovareAsllani) 18 July 2019
Excited to write history, to help build and be part of this teams journey from the very start.
It’ll be a dream to wear the most beautiful jersey in the world starting next season. HALA MADRID pic.twitter.com/QnJDSE8wqH
Asllani Madrid move confirmed
Asllani's transfer was confirmed by the player and CD Tacon this afternoon, the Swedish player writing on Twitter: "Proud to announce that I’ll be the first official signing for Real Madrid/Cd Tacon. Excited to write history, to help build and be part of this teams journey from the very start. It’ll be a dream to wear the most beautiful jersey in the world starting next season. HALA MADRID".
Asllani shone at the recent Women's World Cup in France as Sweden reached the semi-finals. Effectively she is the first “Galáctica” to sign up for the nascent Real Madrid women’s team.
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