Manchester City have completed the signing of Norwegian international midfielder Julie Blakstad on a two-and-a-half-year deal.

The 20-year-old joins Gareth Taylor’s side from Toppserien outfit Rosenborg.


Blakstad, a creative midfielder with an eye for goal, will wear the no.41 shirt at the Academy Stadium.

An exciting prospect, she expressed her excitement at joining City and a desire to continue her rapid development when speaking to in her first interview.

Our photographers were at the City Football Academy as Julie sealed her move, and you can check out the best images from across the day via the gallery below…