Abby Dahlkemper set to end up being the newest USWNT star to leave NWSL for England
Dahlkemper remains in U.S. nationwide group training school in Orlando. A team spokesperson said she was not readily available to comment. Neither the Nerve nor her agent wished to comment. A Manchester City spokeswoman did not right away return a message.
The Athletic and Equalizer Soccer likewise reported she was signing with Manchester City.
Dahlkemper, 27, has actually made 62 appearances for the national team and is considered among the very best center backs on the planet. She began at the 2019 World Cup in France.
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Aside from the Manchester City trio, the other Americans jumping from the NWSL to the FA Women’s Super League in the past 6 months were Tobin Heath and Christen Press (Manchester United) and Alex Morgan (Tottenham Hotspur). Morgan has since gone back to the NWSL.
Dahlkemper’s departure comes as attacker Catarina Macario, a Stanford star and the leading college prospect, weighs professional choices overseas instead of playing in the NWSL. She is still qualified for selection in the league draft Wednesday and may wind up being picked first in general.
However, she has actually signed with an agency focusing on players overseas, such as Olympique Lyonnais’s Ada Hegerberg and Chelsea’s Sam Kerr.
On the other hand, U.S. national team prospect Brianna Pinto will leave the University of North Carolina after the spring season to play in the NWSL. She is anticipated to be one of the top picks in the draft.
Washington State freshman Trinity Rodman, a U.S. under-20 standout and the child of previous NBA star Dennis Rodman, is turning professional, two individuals said Monday. She is weighing choices overseas however will be readily available in the NWSL draft.
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