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Noor Eckhoff joined Melbourne City

Tue 12 January 2021 | 11:45

Melbourne City brought Noor Eckhoff as an attempt to bounce back from their shocking start to the season.

Since the start of the



Melbourne City

have drawn once and lost two games, including a 6-0 derby against

Melbourne Victory


Now in order to bounce back from their shocking start, the club signed Norwegian midfielder

Noor Eckhofff

, who previously has spent three years in the Norwegian Toppserien competition.

"The opportunity to go abroad and play at the highest level in a league that is highly rated was very appealing to me," Eckhoff said.

"... I hope to add more power in the midfield and make sure our team stays compact in defense and in balance when attacking."

City football director

Michael Petrillo


”As our last signing for this campaign, Noor will add experience and aggressiveness to our midfield.

"She is a Norwegian youth international, experienced in a top European competition, technically adept, and is a proven winner."

Eckhoff cannot make it to Sunday’s derby rematch as she is in hotel quarantine in Perth until January 20.

source: SportMob