Australian superstar Sam Kerr is signed by Chelsea Women

One of the world’s most prolific strikers Sam Kerr will join Emma Hayes’ side on the second half of the Women’s Super League season. Chelsea have announced the signing of Australian superstar Sam Kerr over the Australian international’s future on a two-and-a-half-year deal ending months of speculation.

One of the best strikers in the world Australian 26 year-old will transfer window on a big-money deal and arrive in January during the FA Women’s Super League mid-season. The deal is likely to make her the country’s highest paid player.

The transfer is a major coup for both England’s top flight and Blues’ manager Emma Hayes, with Kerr’s move deal with broadcaster Optus Sport in her home nation having also prompted a bumper TV rights. They think they are one of the best teams in the world.

Bayern Munich and Real Madrid to bring Kerr to the West London after fending off competition from Lyon. Hayes told on the club’s website that Kerr chose Chelsea when she could have gone to any club in the world is a testament to the staff and the players here. That’s a wonderful compliment to them because she saw this is the best place for her to grow and take the next step in her career.

Australian W-League top scorer and the all-time National Women’s Soccer League Kerr had been plying her trade for Chicago Red Stars and Perth Glory in between scoring five goals this summer and leading her national team to the last 16 at the World Cup .

Sam Kerr said that the WSL is the best league in Europe in her first interview with the club. She want team success and she doesn’t want it to come easy. She want to lift some trophies and want to be a part of something special Chealse have been building over the years.