Harder tops list of world’s best female footballers and talks about Chelsea start

‘I thought that the English league was really interesting,’ she said. ‘I want to be where I feel like there’s the biggest competition. Then Chelsea because they have the same ambitions as me. Winning as many titles as possible and also the Champions League, they want to go for that.’

As the partner of Chelsea Women skipper Magdalena Eriksson, her new club was not totally unfamiliar when she arrived, as she explains in the interview.

‘I felt like I knew all of the players already, and what they were good at, that makes everything much easier. I watched a lot of their games last season, so when they talk about a game last season, then I also remember it, because I watched it so that’s pretty cool.’