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Sport Alex Morgan's Tottenham debut delayed for weeks by 'setback'

13:50  18 october  2020
13:50  18 october  2020 Source:   ap.org

The pandemic pushed Alex Morgan to move to the UK so that the new mom could get back in match-shape for the Tokyo Olympics

  The pandemic pushed Alex Morgan to move to the UK so that the new mom could get back in match-shape for the Tokyo Olympics Less than 6 months after giving birth to her daughter, USWNT star Alex Morgan took her talents overseas. She talked Insider through the decision.The US Women's National Team superstar signed a one-year deal with Tottenham Hotspur less than six months after giving birth to her first child. Now she's adjusting to life in the UK with her daughter, Charlie, while preparing to return to competition for the first time in a year.

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LONDON (AP) — Alex Morgan's Tottenham debut won't be for another few weeks, with the American forward saying a setback prevented her from being fit to play against Arsenal in the Women's Super League north London derby on Sunday.

Tottenham Hotspur's Alex Morgan sit in the stands during the FA Women's Super League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, at the Hive, in London, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP) © Provided by Associated Press Tottenham Hotspur's Alex Morgan sit in the stands during the FA Women's Super League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United, at the Hive, in London, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP) Tottenham Hotspur's Alex Morgan sits in the stands during the English Women's Super League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Hive stadium in London Saturday, Oct 10 2020. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) © Provided by Associated Press Tottenham Hotspur's Alex Morgan sits in the stands during the English Women's Super League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at the Hive stadium in London Saturday, Oct 10 2020. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

The two-time World Cup winner joined Tottenham last month for this season to get game time ahead of the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics in 2021, with the United States season curtailed by the pandemic.

Alex Morgan says it was 'the right decision' for US Women's National Team to leave some top stars off latest roster

  Alex Morgan says it was 'the right decision' for US Women's National Team to leave some top stars off latest roster "Vlatko called each one of us to let us know that it's not performance driven in any way," Alex Morgan told Insider. "It's because of the pandemic."Alex Morgan was one of them.

Alex Morgan is taking her talent across the pond. Morgan signed a short-term contract with Tottenham Hotspur, and will play in the FA Women' s Super League . Spurs announced the signing Saturday.

Alex Morgan has signed for Tottenham Hotspur women for the 2020-21 season, the Women' s Super League club have confirmed. Alex Morgan , who has recently returned to training with Orlando Pride after giving birth four months ago, has become the latest USA World Cup winning star to move to the

Tottenham Hotspur women's Alex Morgan watches from the stands, during the women's Continental League Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and London City Lionesses , at the Hive Stadium, in London, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP) © Provided by Associated Press Tottenham Hotspur women's Alex Morgan watches from the stands, during the women's Continental League Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and London City Lionesses , at the Hive Stadium, in London, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)

But Morgan, who gave birth to Charlie Elena Carrasco in May, has not played since 2019.

“A small setback keeping me from doing what I love,” Morgan tweeted on Sunday. “Can’t wait to get on the field with this team in the next few weeks. Literally can’t wait.”

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Tottenham Hotspur women's Alex Morgan speaks on her phone in the stands, during the women's Continental League Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and London City Lionesses , at the Hive Stadium, in London, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP) © Provided by Associated Press Tottenham Hotspur women's Alex Morgan speaks on her phone in the stands, during the women's Continental League Cup match between Tottenham Hotspur and London City Lionesses , at the Hive Stadium, in London, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Mike Egerton/PA via AP)

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