Manchester City sign Australia international Alanna Kennedy

Manchester City have completed the signing of Australia international Alanna Kennedy on a two-year deal.

Kennedy, 26, joins the club after a stint at fellow Women's Super League outfit Tottenham Hotspur.

"It feels super exciting. Obviously, City an amazing club and I'm honoured to be part of it," the versatile midfielder/defender told the club website. "I think the team are capable of winning trophies and so I'm excited to be part of an amazing group and I think winning will be a big part of our season this year. City's brand of football is it's amazing to watch. I think it will suit me and hopefully I can help the team."

Kennedy was key in Australia's Olympic campaign this summer, as the Matildas finished fourth at Tokyo 2020.

She began her career at Sydney FC and played for a number of W-League clubs before heading to America to join the Western New York Flash in the National Women's Soccer League in 2016, where she won the 2016 NWSL Championship.

She then moved to Orlando Pride before joining Tottenham on a six-month loan ahead of the 2020-21 season and was signed permanently in January 2021, but then released this summer.