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London Metropolis Lionesses make quadruple announcement together with main signing

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Championship membership London Metropolis Lionesses have made 4 vital bulletins as they give the impression of being to safe promotion to the Ladies’s Tremendous League.

Though the membership was fashioned in 2019, American businesswoman Michele Kang acquired them in December 2023 so as to add to her portfolio, which incorporates French aspect Lyon and the NWSL’s Washington Spirit.

Now, the London Metropolis Lionesses are concentrating on a spot within the high flight of ladies’s soccer in England with some vital funding and adjustments each on and off the pitch. In a sequence of bulletins on Thursday afternoon, the membership unveiled new administration, new amenities and a press release signing.

Jocelyn Precheur

Former PSG head coach Jocelyn Precheur has joined London Metropolis Lionesses / Eurasia Sport Photographs/GettyImages

The primary announcement included the affirmation of latest supervisor Jocelyn Precheur. The 42-year-old was beforehand answerable for Premiere Ligue aspect Paris Saint-Germain, however has now signed a three-year contract with the London membership.

“Since I met Michele final season, I’ve admired her imaginative and prescient and dedication to the ladies’s recreation,” the Frenchman instructed the membership web site. “The high-performance tradition of profitable she is constructing throughout her groups was a key half in my determination to hitch London Metropolis.

“I can’t wait to get began subsequent week and meet the gamers and crew workers.”

Kosovare Asllani

Kosovare Asllani has joined London Metropolis Lionesses from AC Milan / Jonathan Moscrop/GettyImages

In what can solely be described as a significant coup for the Championship membership, they then confirmed the signing of Sweden worldwide Kosovare Asllani on a two-year contract. The 34-year-old indicators on a free switch from AC Milan.

Asllani boasts a wealth of expertise within the girls’s recreation, having performed for the likes of PSG and Actual Madrid previous to her transfer to Italy. She additionally has WSL expertise with Manchester Metropolis, the place she spent a number of months and gained a league title.

The ahead’s two yr contract consists of the choice of a 3rd yr and she’s going to put on the quantity 9 shirt.

“I’m delighted to hitch London Metropolis Lionesses and look ahead to contributing in direction of the crew’s success” Asllani instructed the membership web site. “I’m so excited by the crew’s aspirations and might’t wait to satisfy my teammates and the followers.

“Now we have the chance to write down a brand new chapter within the Membership’s historical past and our goal this season is to show Michele’s imaginative and prescient into actuality on the sphere.”

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American businesswoman Michele Kang is the proprietor of London Metropolis Lionesses / OLIVIER CHASSIGNOLE/GettyImages

The ultimate two bulletins from the membership confirmed they’ve secured a brand new residence for the upcoming 2024/25 season. London Metropolis Lionesses will transfer to a brand new coaching facility with quick impact, the place the brand new 23-acre base will home each their first crew and academy squads.

It’s set to endure renovations and can quickly home a world-class efficiency gymnasium, newly-fitted altering amenities, upgraded workplace suites, two high-quality grass coaching pitches, and a full-sized synthetic pitch.

The transfer comes similtaneously a relocation to Hayes Lane, the house of Bromley FC, subsequent season. The 5,000-capacity stadium is an improve on Princes Park, the place the membership beforehand performed their residence fixtures, as they give the impression of being to construct on improved attendance figures.

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