The Spanish giants have agreed a deal to take the Nigeria international on loan from Chinese Women’s Super League side Dalian Quanjian F.C
Barcelona have signed Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala on loan from Chinese Women’s Super League outfit Dalian Quanjian.
“This is obviously one of the best clubs in the world. The team has a great history and wonderful football mentality,” Oshoala said.
The 24-year-old completed her move after passing her medical on Thursday morning, before signing her contract at the Camp Nou.
Oshoala, will now provide an extra attacking option for Lluis Cortes’ side, who are currently placed second in the Primera Division.
Blaugranes are two points behind Atletico Madrid and six points above third-placed Levante.
The three time CAF Women footballer of the year said she was happy to meet up and play with Vicky Losada, with whom they were teammates at Arsenal.
“I am excited about playing with Vicky Losada again. She’s a great midfielder, with a lot of energy and skill. I also met Fabiana in China and she helped me to make this decision”.
“My goal is to strengthen the team and help them to win and make history. This is a fantastic opportunity because I’m sure something big will happen here” Oshoala concluded.
Oshoala joins Barcelona placed second on the Primera Division Feminina table behind Atletico Madrid. Barcelona play their next game on February 3 against Albacete.