Bayern sign Chelsea pair Harder and Eriksson

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Pernille Harder and Magdalena Eriksson instrumentality     a selfie aft  Chelsea's triumph   implicit    Arsenal successful  May.Harder and Eriksson person won aggregate titles with Chelsea.

Bayern Munich person signed skipper Magdalena Eriksson and guardant Pernille Harder from Women's Super League champions Chelsea connected three-year deals.

The contracts of Sweden defender, Eriksson, 29, and Denmark's Harder, 30, were acceptable to expire this summer.

Eriksson made 183 appearances and won 11 trophies for the Blues aft joining from Swedish broadside Linkopings successful 2017.

Harder's £250,000 determination from Wolfsburg successful 2020 was a women's satellite grounds transportation fee astatine the time.

"Pernille and Magdalena are 2 apical players with a batch of experience," said Bayern caput manager Alexander Straus.

"They've won respective trophies, participated successful galore large tournaments astatine nine level and besides connected the planetary stage.

"They're a cleanable summation to our squad and bring adjacent much prime to our talented squad. They'll instrumentality america to the adjacent level. We're precise excited astir this."

Eriksson, who Chelsea manager Emma Hayes said would "forever stay a fable astatine the club", had been Chelsea's skipper since 2019.

She made 18 starts and scored 1 extremity this play arsenic Chelsea won the WSL for the 4th successive season.

Harder, called "one of the champion attacking players successful the world" by Hayes, scored 44 goals successful 79 games for the Blues and made 7 starts this season.

Bayern are the existent German champions aft finishing 2 points wide of Wolfsburg.

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