Vicky Losada announced his next destination: Manchester City. The one who was captain of Barcelona until last June 30 has signed for two seasons with the citizens, team in which will wear the number 17 and he intends to enjoy the minutes he did not have in the last two years in the Barça team.
“As soon as I received the offer from Manchester City, I had no doubts about it, I knew it was time to leave Barcelona and close that chapter of my career after one of the best years of my life,” he says Vicky, who won six Leagues as a Barça player, seven Queen’s Cups, a Spanish Super Cup, a Champions League and eight Catalunya Cups. “I have always said that I missed the English League, I feel that it brings out the best in me as a player. I am very excited to come back now and be part of this fantastic club,” added the footballer in her presentation.
London to Manchester
It will be the second English adventure for a Vicky who In addition to playing for Barcelona, he has played for Espanyol (Spain), Western New York Flash (United States) and Arsenal (England). From gunner she dressed for two seasons and achieved a double winning the FA Cup and the League Cup in her senior year, in which she was also included in the WSL Team of the Year.
“We are delighted to welcome Vicky to Manchester City. She is a player who has enjoyed an incredible level of success throughout her career thus far and we are delighted to have brought someone of her caliber to the club.” Gareth Taylor, your new coach. “Her winning mindset and desire to be on top matches our own spirit and the fact that she has already made her mark on the FAWSL says a lot about her adaptability. Vicky’s experience in high pressure situations will also be very important to us. the team as a whole, as our goal is to raise more trophies in the near future and we are looking forward to working with her, “he stressed.
Double objective: Champions and selection
After finishing second in the league last season, Manchester City is directly qualified for Round 2 of the Champions League qualifying phase, a competition in which they have reached the semifinals twice.
The bet of playing in England on a regular basis and in a team that aspires to everything can help Vicky to return to the national team for the two international events that Spain has on its roadmap: Euro 2022 and World Cup 2023. The midfielder, who has 64 caps to her credit, has fallen out of Jorge Vilda’s calls in the last cycle, although her performance at City could open the door to a long-awaited comeback.