Man City sign World Player of the Year Lloyd

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English league champions Manchester City Women have signed World Cup-winner and Fifa World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd on a short-term deal.

The United States midfielder, 34, has scored 96 goals in 232 international appearances, including a 13-minute hat-trick in the 2015 World Cup final.

She joins the Women’s Super League One club for the 2017 Spring Series, which begins in April and ends on 3 June.