Lyon Women make first summer signing as Dabritz joins from PSG

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Soccer Football - Women’s Champions League - Semi Final - First Leg - Olympique Lyonnais v Paris St Germain - Groupama Stadium, Lyon, France - April 24, 2022 Olympique Lyonnais' Lindsey Horan in action with Paris St Germain's Sara Dabritz REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

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June 8 (Reuters) - Women's Champions League holders Olympique Lyonnais signed Germany midfielder Sara Dabritz from fellow French club Paris St Germain on Wednesday for their first signing of the transfer window.

Dabritz has signed a three-year deal with Lyon, who won the Women's Champions League title for a record-extending eighth time and the French league in the 2021-22 season. read more

"For me, Lyon is the biggest club in women's football so it's a special moment today," Dabritz said in a video posted on Twitter by the club. "What they have achieved in the past and are doing in the present is amazing and I want to be part of this club."

The 27-year-old spent three years at PSG, scoring 15 goals in 45 games and winning the 2020-21 league title with the Parisian side. Before joining PSG, she won the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich in 2015-16.

Dabritz has also earned success at the international level, winning the European Championship with Germany in 2013 and Olympic gold in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru Editing by Christian Radnedge

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