Tottenham Hotspur has signed Ellie Brazil on a free of charge transfer from Brighton & Hove Albion.
Brazil began her occupation at Derby County right before joining Midlands rivals, Birmingham Metropolis in 2016 exactly where she made 10 appearances throughout 2016 Women’s Super League (WSL) and 2017 WSL Spring Sequence seasons.
The now 23 12 months-outdated striker then joined Italy’s Fiorentina for 2017-18 time where by she scored three goals in 20 appearances, prior to returning to England in summertime 2018 with Brighton wherever she has used the previous 4 seasons.
Through her time with the Seagulls, Brazil scored 4 plans and presented a few helps in 56 senior appearances but opted not to renew her agreement previous 7 days pursuing the expiration of her previous offer.
Brighton’s Head Coach, Hope Powell yesterday (5 July) issued the subsequent statement on Brazil’s departure as she said: “Ellie has been with us for a long time, so obviously it is sad to say goodbye.
“She’s been a very good player for us, as very well as demonstrating actual solve to come back from a severe knee harm and grow to be an vital member of the squad all over again.
“We thank Ellie for her contributions in the course of her 4 decades in this article and desire her the best for the upcoming.”
Brazil has now signed for Tottenham as a free of charge agent as the North London club appears to be to build on their fifth-positioned end of past period.
Spurs’ Head Coach, Rehanne Skinner has verified that she is “really pleased” to indicator Brazil on a two-year contract until June 2024, with choice for just one even further time.
Describing why Tottenham have swooped to indication Brazil, Skinner commented: “Having had sizeable knowledge throughout the England youth groups and played club football at residence and in Europe, she has a huge working experience base that will enhance the group, but has several years in advance of her in her occupation as well.
“Ellie is a versatile forward who is tough-doing work and fully commited, and she will insert a additional dimension to our ahead line.”