Everton sign Swiss international Alisha Lehmann on loan from West Ham

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Everton women have made their second signing in the January transfer window after securing Swiss forward Alisha Lehmann’s services on a loan deal from West Ham.

The 22-year-old is the second player to join the Toffees after they signed Jill Scott from Manchester City – also on a loan deal.

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Lehmann played a pivotal role in the West Ham’s run to the Women’s FA Cup final in 2018/19 and was even nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Season award in her first season.

The Swiss international is looking forward to the challenge and is hoping Everton boss Willie Kirk can help take her game to the next level.

Photo courtesy of Everton Women via Twitter

Speaking to EvertonTV Lehmann said: “It feels amazing to be here, Everton is a big club, and they have done so well this season. I’m so excited to play, to score goals and win with Everton.

“For me, it was my first choice to come here, and I am so happy it has happened. I’m really excited to meet everyone, to be with the squad. I want to score goals and bring my strengths to the team.

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“The manager also wants me to use my pace, to make runs, not just for me but also for my team-mates.

“I hope Willie can bring me to the next level. I think I have potential, and I can work on a lot of things.”

Lehmann is a welcome addition to the Everton setup and manager Willie Kirk will be hoping she cn bring an added dimension to his attacking options.


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