News on transfer: Ona Batlle is returning to her former club in Barcelona
Man United has confirmed that Ona Batlle will sign for Barcelona when her contract finishes at the end of the month.
She was incorporated in the Professional Footballers’ Association Women’s Super League team of the year for 2022-23 after a spectacular campaign in which she helped United achieve their best finish in the division of second and reach the FA Cup final. Batlle, who came through the Barcelona youth set-up and played for their B team, is returning to the moment ago crowned European champions on a deal to 2026.
She played for Spain at Euro 2022 in England and has been included in the short-term squad for this summer’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The news comes three days after the club announcing England forward Alessia Russo, also on a contract that is coming to an end this month, is to depart the club. Russo, said in the tweet: “It’s been the hardest decision I’ve ever made. Man United Women, thank you for everything.”
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