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Man City sign Dutch defender Casparij | 'I'm here to do Bronze's shirt justice'

Manchester City have secured the signing of Dutch international Kerstin Casparij from FC Twente - and the right-back is not fazed by the prospect of becoming Lucy Bronze's replacement at the club.

Casparij has signed a three-year contract with Gareth Taylor's squad and has been given the No 2 shirt recently vacated by England international Bronze - who left for Barcelona at the end of her contract this summer.

City's new signing was part of the Netherlands squad that got to the quarter-finals of the Women's European Championship and will join up with her new club for pre-season training next week - and she revealed her excitement to Sky Sports News about moving to Manchester.

"Gareth and I were on the same page of our style of play and what that would mean for me as a right back," she said. "Playing the Manchester City way next year just gets me very, very happy.

"I got a feel for the club when I was there for the medical. It feels like home and people are genuinely nice. I can't wait to call it home for the next couple of years."

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