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Posted: Tuesday, May 26th 2020
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Bristol City Women is delighted to announce the signing of South Korean international Jeon Ga-eul, Wales international Megan Wynne on loan and Faye Bryson from Everton.
Ga-Eul arrives in the West Country bringing a wealth of experience at both club and international level to Tanya Oxtoby’s side.
The thirty-one-year-old has represented South Korea on 101 occasions netting 38 goal for her country in an international career that spans over 13 year period. .
The forward also brings a winning pedigree with her to the Barclays FA Women’s Super League having been a part of the Incheon Hyundai Steel Red Angels squad that won three consecutive WK League titles in 2013, 2014, 2015.
Ga-eul success stretched further than just her native South Korea. The forward took her talents to the North America to play for Western New York City Flashin 2016; making her the first player from Korea to play in the league. She would go on to be a part of the squad that would lift the NWSL Championship at the end of the season.
The South Korean would then become the first player from her country to play in Australia’s W-League, where she signed for the Melbourne Victory, scoring one goal in ten appearances during the 2017/18 season down under.
Ga-Eul will not be in contention for selection to face Liverpool on Sunday.
Tanya Oxtoby said: “Jeon is someone we have been following long-term, so we are delighted to get this deal over the line. With over 100 international caps for her country she is going to bring much needed experience and quality to our midfield.
“We need to be a club that can attract players of international quality and experience to help supplement the youth we have in our side, so I have doubt doubt she will be a great addition.”
Wales international Megan Wynne joins the Robins on loan from fellow Barclays FA Women’s Super League side, Tottenham Hotspur until the end of the 2019/20 campaign.
Wynne is a versatile right-sided player, who can play at wing-back or further forward and has been capped on three occasions for her country and she will be joining her fellow compatriots Hughes, Evans and Dykes at Bristol City.
The 26-year-old featured regularly for Spurs during the 2018/19 campaign, in which she made 26 appearances and helped guide her side to promotion into the Barclays FA Women’s Super League.
Wynne is eligible to face Liverpool Women at the SGS College Stoke Gifford Stadium on Sunday.
Tanya Oxtoby said: “We are really excited to add Megan to our squad, she is an exciting talent who will bring a lot to our squad with her work rate and positive attitude.
“She has experience at international level and that will help add to our youthful squad.”
The 22-year-old joins the City Women ranks from Everton Women. Bryson is a product of the Everton Academy and made her debut for the Toffees back in 2015.
The defender made 21 appearances for the Blues and was a part of the Everton squad that secure promotion to the Barclays FA Women’s Super League in 2017 with her only senior goal coming against Aston Villa during the 2017 Summer Series.
Bryson is available for Sunday’s fixture against Liverpool.
Tanya Oxtoby said: “Bristol is about providing players the environment to grow and develop, and get the opportunity to get minutes in one of the best leagues in the world.
“Faye is going to be a fantastic addition to our squad. She is a bright young player who is looking for the opportunity to earn game time, and she fits the Bristol ethos perfectly. We are looking forward to working with her and watching her develop as a footballer."
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