News: Mandy Islacker Signs Pre-Contract With FC Köln17 May, 2020
Bayern Munich and German international striker Mandy Islacker has signed a pre-contract with FC Köln.
Islacker joins on a contract running until June 30th 2022 and is a major coup for the club who have already announced the signings of Lena Lotzen and Sharon Beck.
“I am really looking forward to being part of FC Köln from the summer onwards,” said Islacker. “The discussions with those responsible for FC Köln have convinced me that women’s football will continue to be built very professionally”
In 238 games in the Flyeralarm women’s Bundesliga, she has scored 130 goals, including 17 goals in the DFB Pokal Cup and 13 goals in the Champions League in 27 games.
Sascha Glass manager of FC Cologne said “The discussions with Mandy Islacker were extremely good. She fits our team perfectly and will strengthen us enormously in the new season. She has impressively proven in all her previous clubs that she is a really good goal scorer.”
With the German national team she helped them win the Olympics in 2016. She has played 25 games for her country in which she has scored five goals.
Islacker who moves to the club with plenty of experience also scored the winner for FFC Frankfurt in the Women’s Champions League final in 2015 against Paris Saint-Germain.
Nicole Bender, sporting director of FC Köln described the move as one of the clubs biggest ever transfers, “We are proud to be able to sign Mandy Islacker despite big international competition and convince her of our path. She is one of the biggest transfers in our history and we’re very pleased that she’ll strengthen us next season.