Manchester City Women sign young player of the year Lauren Hemp

Lauren Hemp
Image: Lauren Hemp won the England Young Player of the Year award in 2017

Manchester City Women have signed PFA Young Player of the Year Lauren Hemp from Bristol City.

The promising 17-year-old scored nine goals during an impressive 2017-18 campaign in the Women's Super League.

Her Bristol City side finished eighth and she moves to the team that finished runners-up behind Chelsea and qualified for next season's Champions League.

"I'm very excited to be here," Hemp told "It's a massive opportunity for me and I can't wait to get started.

"From a very young age, it's always been City and to have the opportunity to play here is a dream come true, especially so early in my career.

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"The facilities are amazing and the atmosphere seems so nice with the environment and the people. Playing against City for Bristol, I always looked up to the City players and now we're going to be team-mates. I can't wait."

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