Tremendous expertise extends with Rosenborg – was needed by Chelsea

She is described as one of many biggest soccer abilities in Norwegian historical past. Julie Blakstad (19) has now signed a brand new two-year contract with RBK.

– It is rather good to land it, have the ability to take a Christmas vacation and loosen up a bit. I stay up for embarking on new years, says Blakstad to VG.

She has been extremely wanted, however selected to remain in Trondheim and Rosenborg. There she will even proceed her know-how research at NTNU.

– I feel Rosenborg is an excellent membership. I feel they will help me develop additional right here, and that’s the most essential factor for me. Then it’s constructive that I can mix it with research, says the 19-year-old from Ottestad.

talked about the contract extension first.

The midfielder scored seven targets in 18 video games for an RBK staff that got here in 2nd place within the league this season. As well as, she made her debut on the A nationwide staff in October.

She confirms to VG that it contributed to Chelsea being occupied with bringing her to England.

– We now have been involved with them. There has most likely not been something concrete on the desk, however there was curiosity from golf equipment. It is cool, says Blakstad.

– However we have now talked most with Rosenborg. I thrive very nicely right here, so RBK has been most related. I really feel that is proper for me. That we get to play the Champions League right here subsequent yr contributed to me eager to be right here. It is an ideal alternative to point out off.

Rosenborg coach Steinar Lein could be very glad to have Blakstad on till after the European Championships in 2022. The 19-year-old was named younger participant of the yr within the Toppserien final yr and this yr is nominated for the award because the league’s easiest participant.

– It is a crucial signing for us. Everybody who has seen us play this yr is aware of how good Julie is and the way essential she is to our staff. That she continues to be solely 19 years previous says quite a bit about her growth potential. We stay up for serving to make Julie an much more full participant within the coming seasons, says Lein to the membership’s personal web site.

– This settlement is totally in step with our long-term plan to be probably the most engaging membership in Norway. Julie Blakstad is the kind of participant who places the checklist excessive and confirms our ambitions, says normal supervisor Ragnar Slettestøl.

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