The new season of FA Womens Super League 2021-22 is going to start this Friday between Manchester City and Reading at Leigh Sports Village. In the last season, Chelsea wins their fourth title. And also wins back to back two titles in the 2019-20 and 2020- 21 seasons. So, in the new season, Chelsea will start their campaign against Arsenal to defend their titles. And the other 11 teams will try to win the title. Therefore, their are five player which need to be watch out in the new season of WSL
1. Vicky Losada, (Manchester City)
The experienced Spanish midfielder Vicky Losada is another player to watch out for in the new season of FA Womens Super League. The former Barcelona midfielder was brought by the English giant’s Manchester City in this summer window. Losada recently wins treble with Fc Barcelona. Therefore, she also Captained Fc Barcelona in this treble and led her team to win (Champions League, Copa de la Reina and Primera Division). After her successful 4 seasons at Barcelona, she joined the Gareth Taylor side.
So, Losada lands in Academy Stadium with a lot of experience which will help Man City to their upcoming campaigns. It will be interesting to see how the boss of Man City Gareth Taylor will use her experience in the field. And when she will get her first debut for English Club. However, Manchester City from last four WSL season they are finishing as a runner-up for 4 consecutive times by losing their title hopes for a second time.
So, let’s hope Losada can bring the second title for Man City in the 2021-22 season. Moreover, during her 4 seasons at Barcelona, Losada played around 99 matches one matchless to complete her 100 matches for the club. In her 99 matches, she scored around 12 goals.
2. Fran Kirby, (Chelsea)
One of the best forwards in Women’s football Fran Kirby is again on the list of players that need to be watched for WSL new season after her fantastic previous season. The English forward footballer is one of the best players for Chelsea because of her brilliant performance. Due to her fantastic season, last year she wins PFA Women’s players player of the year 2021. Therefore, she is also the only player to win this award two times in 2018 and 2021. She helped Chelsea to win their four Women’s Super League titles and two times in a row.
Kirby is also one of the favourites to win the Ballon d’Or this season. But due to their Champions League knockout, his chances got slowed down. Therefore, after winning her third Women’s Super League title with Chelsea. She is again in focus to defend their title in the new 2021-22 season. And after winning the player of the year in 2020-21 again all eyes are seeing to repeat her fantastic performance in the new season.
However, the blues brought her from Reading in the year 2015. During her five seasons with Chelsea, she played around 72 matches where she avails to score around 48 goals for the club.
3. Jessie Fleming, (Chelsea)
The Canadian 23 years old midfielder Jessie Fleming is one of the rising youngsters in WSL. Fleming made his debut with Chelsea the current champions of Wsl in the year 2020. She joined the London Club in the previous year for her senior career. After Fleming land in the Kingsmeadow, it brings full of excitement among Canadian fans as one of their youngsters is going to make her debut in one of the women’s greatest League. During her first season with Chelsea, she doesn’t get enough playing time from Hayes.
Therefore, after her moderate first season, she went with her national side in the Olympics 2021. In Tokyo, Olympic she shows an impressive performance especially in Semifinals and finals match by scoring goals in the top levels. During the final match, she scores twice against Sweden one in penalties and the other at the penalty shootout. She played a very important role in winning the Olympics for the Canadian Women football team.
Therefore, after her brilliant performance in Olympics, she is one of the players to be watched out in the FA Womens Super League 2021-22 sesson. However, Fleming played around 14 matches at Kingsmeadow. Fleming needs to work hard to get his place in starting XI of the Emma Hayes squad because she will be competing with Chelsea’s one of the best attackers Ji So-yun.
4. Lauren Hemp, (Manchester City)
Another young Manchester City player is on the list of players to be watched in the upcoming seasons of FA Womens Super League. The 21 years old English forward is another player along with Vicky Losada in the list. Lauren wins the young player of the year award in the last season due to his magical performance for Manchester City. Therefore, she also won three other young players of the year award during her season at Brighton.
After her excellent performance in all the competitions with Man City. She again shows her brilliant performance during her campaign in Tokyo Olympics 2020 with team England. Lauren is one of the best players of Man City along with Chloe Kelly, Rose Lavelle, etc. During her last campaign at Women’s Super League, she scored 6 goals in her 15 matches by providing 8 assists for the team. So, Hemp is directly involved in the 14 goals in the Women’s Super League for Manchester City.
Therefore, hope she can continue with this form in the new season of 2021-22 without having any injuries. Because she got an injury at the beginning of the season for which she missed the starting games. However, in her two seasons with the London club, she played around 39 matches where she avails to score 13 goals for the club.
5. Hanna Bennison, (Everton)
18 years old Swedish young female professional footballer Hanna Bennison. She is the other footballer to look in the upcoming FA Womens Super League. The Toffees brought the young Sweden midfielder from Swedish team FC Rosengard in 2021. With a club-record transfer fee of around £100,000. She signs a four years contract deal with Everton from 2021 to 2025. Bennison is 18 years old but she is playing senior career since 15 years old. Therefore, she played her first senior matches I’m 2018 with FC Rosengard after playing in the youth academy of the same club.
Due to his brilliant season with Rosengard recently she won the NXGN award as the best young female footballer. Despite her fabulous season, she wins a silver medal in Tokyo, Olympics with Sweden. After losing their final match against Canada in a penalty shootout. So, She could be one of the great signings by Everton. Due to her age as Bennison is only 18 years old and a talented footballer.
Hope she can be the one who can bring Everton’s first-ever Women’s Super League title in the new season of 2021-22. And also can help Everton to qualify for the Women’s UEFA Champions League this season. Moreover, she played around 47 matches for Rosengard in her 3 seasons and scores eight goals.