Julia Zigiotti reckons she will be able to show what she’s fully capable of this season.
The Sweden international says having six months to settle in after joining from Swedish side Hacken, as well as the fact Albion will have a record number of season ticket holders, gives her the perfect platform to perform.
“Towards the end of last season I started to show what I was capable of, but it was just the beginning. This coming season is the perfect opportunity to show who I am and what I can do.
“It’s a big jump when you first play in the WSL – you’re not sure what to expect when you come. When I came over I thought ‘it’s not going to be a problem, I have played in a good league and for the national team’. But it takes time to adapt and get into the rhythm of the league.
“The excitement around women’s football right now is so crazy, it’s getting the exposure and support we’ve always wanted. To know that already there will be over 1,000 season ticket holders at our games next season is amazing. We love to play in front of our fans and encourage more of them come to games.”
The 24-year-old believes that consistency from the team will be key to having a good season.
“It’s going to be hard to beat sixth place [Albion’s record finish], but of course we strive to be better than the year before, I don’t think it’s impossible to better our best ever season.
“If we find out consistency, if we beat the teams around us then it’s possible. But that’s the big thing for us, we had some really good performances but then wouldn’t necessarily carry that on the following week. But I am confident we can.”
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