Striker announces ‘i’m super excited’ after joining Chelsea
American forward Mia Fishel is delighted with her transfer move to CHELSEA.
Fishel was top scorer as Tigres won the Apertura title in the Liga MX Femenil last season, with the Monterrey-based team taking the honours for the opening half of the campaign that is split into two championships.
The 22-year-old has penned a three-year deal with the club until the summer of 2026. And she has now opened up and admitted just how delighted she is with the transfer move.
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The club posted: ‘Everyone at CHELSEA warmly welcomes Mia to the club, and wishes her every success for the upcoming years in blue.’
Speaking on signing for Chelsea, Fishel said: ‘I’m super excited, it’s a dream come true and everything that I’ve worked for since I was a kid until now. It’s all worth it and it’s all paid off because now I’m playing for one of the best clubs in the world.
‘I’m excited to know London, to meet the people and get to know everybody. I’m blessed and excited to start this journey with Chelsea.’
Manager Emma Hayes commented: ‘Mia is an exceptional finisher whose box presence and movement make her elite. She can also create something from nothing and her prime years are to come.’
General manager Paul Green added: ‘Mia is a born goalscorer and we think that she’s at a great age to take the next step in her career. We’re really excited and feel that her pace and power is going to be a big asset for the team in the upcoming years.’
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