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Sport Matildas superstar Sam Kerr signs with English powerhouse Chelsea

12:06  13 november  2019
12:06  13 november  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Sam Kerr stars as Matildas celebrate historic week with defeat of Chile. Read more. “The fact she chose Chelsea when she could have gone to any club in the world is a testament to the players and the staff here because she saw this is the best place for her to grow and take the next step in her career.

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has been offered a two-year contract worth nearly million to join Chelsea in England ’s FA women’s Super League. Sam Kerr could be about to become of the world’s highest paid female players.Source:Supplied. Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has been offered

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Matildas captain Sam Kerr has confirmed her move to English side Chelsea, after offers from a host of top European clubs.

Kerr's move to the London-based club was announced officially on Wednesday, with the star striker signing a two-year deal.

After another stellar season in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) with Chicago Red Star, and being named the league's MVP, the 26-year-old announced she would not be returning to Australia's W-League with Perth Glory, in pursuit of an opportunity in Europe.

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Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has been offered a two-season contract worth nearly million with UK giants Chelsea . Kerr will now have to make the tough decision to either play in England 's FA women's Super League or with the W-League's Perth Glory. If Kerr accepts the Chelsea offer

Chelsea Football Club Women are delighted to announce the signing of Australian forward Sam Kerr helped Chicago Red Stars to the NWSL Championship final when she scored the only goal in the On the international stage, Kerr made her debut for the Matildas at just 15 and has gone on to

Kerr's signature was highly sought after by some of Europe's top women's sides, including six-time Champions League victors Olympique Lyon.

She will now link up with the Blues at the opening of the mid-season transfer window, and play out the remainder of the Women's Super League season.

Kerr posted to Twitter to reveal her landmark decision to her thousands of fans and thank the support of her former clubs Chicago and Perth for their support.

"I'm so excited for this new chapter in my career but first I would like to thank everyone who's been apart of my journey so far," she wrote.

"The support from Perth on whatever I do in my career has always been unbelievable.

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  Matildas star Kerr drops massive hint about her next move Sam Kerr confirmed she is moving to Europe and will announce her next club within the week, hinting of a possible move to England.The 26-year-old says she will finalise her decision within a week and, according to sources close to the player, is weighing up hefty contract offers from European champions Lyon and current English league leaders Chelsea as revealed by the Sydney Morning Herald.

The Matildas superstar resisted two European giants in favour of a return to Perth.

The Matildas superstar resisted two European giants in favour of a return to Perth.

"To my Glory teammates, we shared a special bond and I will miss you girls tremendously.

"Chicago, fell in love with the city, fans and the team instantly. A special place that I feel so lucky to have been apart of. I will forever remember my time in Chicago and can't thank the fans [enough] for making me feel so welcome."

"[I] can't wait to get started at Chelsea and create new memories."

Kerr has claimed five consecutive golden boot awards across the W-League and NSWL, and is the all-time highest goalscorer in both leagues.

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