Former Man City star interesting Everton and Spurs ahead of January transfer window

The 28-year-old striker left the WSL club earlier this year.

Former Manchester City star Janine Beckie is attracting interest from Women’s Super League (WSL) rivals Everton and Tottenham Hotspur. The Canadian striker only left in April 2022 but could be set for a swift return to England with both sides vying for his signature in the January transfer window.

Currently at the Portland Thorns, the 28-year-old has endured a frustrating time since returning to the American top flight and could be offered a route back to the WSL with the Toffees and Spurs interested. Beckie was part of the Canadian team that won gold at the 2021 Olympics but struggled to get regular playing time with Gareth Taylor towards the end of his City career, featuring in the WSL only 11 times.

He joined the Citizens on a one-year deal with Sky Blue FC in 2018, having built a solid reputation across the pond with both the Houston Dash and Texas Tech University and remains highly regarded at the club after to be part of the team that raised the women’s national team. FA Cup in 2019 and 2020.

Becoming a fan favorite early on during his time at the club, Beckie was tied down to a new two-year contract in 2020 and announced that he was “without a doubt” in his mind when it came to committing his future with the club.

“The last two years have been more than I could have imagined,” he said when confirming his new deal.

He returned to the NWSL with the Portland Thorns in April of that year despite several offers from clubs across Europe, citing that a return Stateside was the right step for his career. However, while nothing is imminent, a trio of clubs, including Everton and Tottenham Hotspur, are understood to be interested in his availability ahead of January’s WSL transfer window.

Source: Former Man City star interesting Everton and Spurs ahead of January transfer window

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