Kadeisha Buchanan signs for Chelsea until 2025

(L to R) Lyon's Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan Barcelona's Dutch midfielder Lieke Martens vie for the ball during the UEFA Womens Champions League Final football match between Spain's Barcelona and France's Lyon at the Allianz Stadium in the Italian city of Turin on May 21, 2022. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP via Getty Images)

The big names have hit the transfer market. Kadeisha Buchanan signs for Chelsea after leaving Olympique Lyonnais. She has signed with the Blues until the summer of 2025.

The 26-year-old central defender will strengthen Chelsea’s back line and bring a wealth of experience in winning championships and trophies, both domestically and internationally with Canada. Despite her peak is yet to come, she already has many trophies in her cabinet.

Buchanan delighted to join Chelsea

Buchanan is delighted to join Chelsea in the WSL: “I am coming to Chelsea with the same ambition I always had. To win trophies and become the best in the world. The club has everything in order for us to compete in every competition. It’s time to bring a Champions League trophy to London. I’m hoping to bring my experience to the team and continue on the successful pathway that the club has been on for the past seasons. I can’t wait to join my new team-mates and the coaching staff on this journey.”

Emma Hayes on Buchanan

Emma Hayes is thrilled with the new signing: “Kadeisha is a serial winner at the top of her game. I have no doubt we are signing a world-class player who has proven herself on the world stage. She is going to bring a quality to our group. And with her brilliant personality and character, we think she will be really liked within the dressing room. We look forward to welcoming Kadeisha this summer.”

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