Norwegian midfielder Vilde Boe Risa renews one more season with Atlético de Madrid


The Norwegian midfielder Vilde Boe Risa, one of the key pieces for Atlético de Madrid’s European qualification, will continue wearing the red and white shirt for one more season, as confirmed this Monday by the Madrid team in a statement.

The 28-year-old Norwegian international arrived last summer from Manchester United, where she barely had any opportunities to establish herself in midfield. Something that she can boast about in her only campaign as a red and white player, in which she became a fixture in the midfield and a fundamental piece for qualifying for the next edition of the Champions League.

“In just one season at the club, the Norwegian international has earned a place in the team, being one of the most used players in the center of the field,” Atleti highlighted about a player who has played 35 games (30 of League F, four from the Queen’s Cup and one from the Spanish Super Cup) and has scored two goals.

With the renewal of the Norwegian, Atlético de Madrid ensures the continuity of one of the most important players in its squad last season, who is confirmed, together with Marta Cardona, as the only players renewed for the moment for the 2024 campaign. 2025, in which they will return to the Champions League after three years of absence.

Now it remains to be defined who will be her companions in the midfield, in addition to the Venezuelan Gaby García, with a contract until 2026, after the departure of Leicy Santos to the Washington Spirit of the American league, and the end of the contract of Estefanía Banini and Ana Vitória . The latter arrived in the winter market on loan from PSG, and still does not have a defined future.