OYOGist.com has learned that the Chelsea women squad have agreed to the signing of German midfielder Melanie Leupolz from Bayern Munich. The 25 year old has signed a precontract agreement and will join the blues on a three year deal ahead of next season.
Leupolz has spent the past six years at Bayern Munich, where she has won two league title and captained the side for two seasons.
She also played for the country at four major tournaments, winning gold medals at the 2013 women’s European championship and at the Olympic game in 2016.
Leupolz said, ‘it’s a really big move. It’s my first move to another country and I’m really looking forward to it.
‘I believe in what Chelsea are doing as a club and I am excited to be part of that. They want to win titles and so do I. I also like the style of football they play. I have seen alot of their matches and I think it’s right club for me.