Glasgow City are delighted to announce the signing of Mexican striker Desirée Monsiváis.
The prolific striker joins the club from Mexican side Monterrey having played in her homeland since the formation of Liga MX Femenil in 2017.
The former Mexican international becomes Eileen Gleeson’s seventh signing of the summer.
Monsiváis scored 119 goals in 166 games for Monterrey and was the first player in league history to hit 100 goals in Liga MX Femenil when she netted her century last year.
She was also part of the Monterrey side that won the Liga MX Femenil League titles in 2019 and 2021.
The signing of the exciting attacker is set to bolster Glasgow City’s squad for the new season in a new look SWPL campaign which begins on August 7th v Spartans.
Desirée Monsiváis said on joining: “I feel very motivated and happy to take on this amazing opportunity. It's definitely a new challenge with high expectations but I feel ready to live up to it all knowing the club has such great confidence in me and has welcomed me with such ease. I'm ready to work alongside my teammates to keep adding silverware to this rich club.”
Head Coach Eileen Gleeson commented:
“I’m delighted that we have succeeded in signing Desirée Monsiváis to Glasgow City FC. Desirée was a key target for us, so it is with great pleasure that we welcome her to the club."
She is a known goal scorer who I have no doubt will quickly become a Glasgow City fan favourite. She is a driven, ambitious player who will make the team step up a level. Signing Desiree, alongside the additional new summer signings which add to the existing quality within the squad signals Glasgow City’s intent to challenge for all silverware this season.”
Glasgow City fans can see Desirée in action with more big games than ever before at Petershill Park – season tickets are on sale on the online club shop: https://glasgowcityfc.co.uk/shop. Season ticket holders will get 20% discount on Champions League tickets.