Matildas stalwart Kyah Simon joins Dutch club PSV Eindhoven

Veteran ahead Kyah Simon has become the latest Matildas star to transfer to a European club immediately after it was announced she had joined Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven.

Simon’s signing will come in the wake of Matildas defender Steph Catley becoming a member of Arsenal before this 7 days, though younger gun Ellie Carpenter a short while ago signed with French powerhouse Olympique Lyonnais.

It serves as a further indication of the toughness of the Matildas program in the construct-up to the 2023 Women’s Planet Cup, which will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

The 29-12 months-outdated Simon, who has 92 worldwide caps to her identify, will be part of Matildas teammate Amy Harrison in Eindhoven.

“I was on the lookout for a new challenge for a whilst now,” Simon said.

“Europe, and the Netherlands specifically, breathes soccer. PSV is a club with an illustrious historical past and is generating massive methods [within] women’s football.

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Simon most recently played for Melbourne City in the W-League, wherever she served the club win the 2019/20 premiership-championship double.

It is the knowledgeable forward’s to start with European stint. She has beforehand plied her trade in America’s NWSL.

Most of the Matildas have now signed for golf equipment throughout Europe, with the likes of Sam Kerr, Caitlin Foord, Hayley Raso and Catley in England.

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