Matilde Fidalgo: Manchester City Women sign Portugal defender
Manchester City Women have agreed a deal to sign Portugal international Matilde Fidalgo from SC Braga.
The 25-year-old defender has agreed a two-year contract and will join the Women's Super League club on 1 July.
Fidalgo has won 43 caps for Portugal and previously had spells with Benfica and Sporting CP.
The right-back is a second cousin of Bernardo Silva, sharing a great-grandmother with the Manchester City (men's) and Portugal forward.
"Matilde came on our radar about a year ago and we've been tracking her performances for a while now," said City Women manager Nick Cushing.
"She's a committed defender with a strong desire to win every game she is playing in."
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