Villarreal Cf and Yenifer Gimenez have reached an agreement for the Venezuelan to strengthen the Villarreal Women's defence ahead of the 2020/21 season. The international footballer, who joins from French side Évian Thonon Gaillard FC, is the eighth summer signing for for Sara Monforte's side, after the arrivals of María Cienfuegos (midfielder), Olivia Oprea (defender), Elena de Toro (goalkeeper) Kareylen Capdevilla (winger), Rubí Soto (forward), Paula Arce (defender) and Sara Martínez (midfielder).
The Yellows are working on building an exciting team for next season, which will see ten players from last season continue: Salma Paralluelo, Lara Mata, Sheila Guijarro, Sara Medina, María Sanjuán, Laura Royo, Cristina Díaz, Bea Prades, Yolanda Palomino and Irene Miguélez.
Great positioning and excellent reading of the game
Yenifer Gimenez Gamboa (Barquisimeto, 03.05.96) plays either as a central defender or a holding defensive midfielder. She has great positioning and excellent reading of the game. Confident in breaking up opposition attacks, she is also dominant in the air and has real leadership qualities. Welcome to Villarreal!