Chelsea have completed the signing of Arsenal ladies midfielder Jade Bailey, both clubs have comfirmed.
Bailey, 20, is a product of Arsenal ladies youth team and gradually became a first team regular. She has been at the Gunners first team for 3 years and have won trophies at North London.
Bailey was excited at completing her move to Chelsea and she is keen to improve with the Blues. Speaking to the Blues official website, She said: ‘I want to develop my game and the opportunity at Chelsea gives me the chance to do exactly that.
‘The set-up at Chelsea Ladies, the club, team and the staff are the ideal fit for me and I am looking forward to getting started.’
Chelsea FC ladies manager Emma Hayes had this to say about the 20 year old midfielder:
‘Jade is a player I have known about for some time and for someone who is 20 years of age she has fantastic experience, having started for Arsenal for the past two seasons.
‘I want homegrown, English players who want to grow with us. Jade will learn around some top players how to take her game forward. But she is up for the challenge and she will compete for a spot in midfield, as well as offer another option in central defence.’
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