Canadian goalkeeper Labbe expected to sign two year deal with Paris Saint Germain

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Alberta Olympic gold medalist Stephanie Labbe celebrated in Spruce Grove
WATCH ABOVE: Team Canada goal keeper backstopped the women's soccer team to gold in Tokyo. On Monday, Stephanie Labbe was honoured with a pep rally in Spruce Grove, where she grew up. John Sexsmith reports – Aug 16, 2021

Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe, whose penalty shootout heroics helped Canada win gold at the Tokyo Olympics, is expected to undergo a medical Thursday and sign a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain.

A source, granted anonymity because the deal had yet to be made public, confirmed the move.

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PSG, already home to Canadians Ashley Lawrence and Jordyn Huitema, acquired Labbe from Sweden’s FC Rosengard.

PSG lost its No. 1 `keeper, Chilean international Christiane Endler, to Lyon in June.

The 34-year-old Labbe, from Stony Plain, Alta., has won 83 caps for Canada with 43 clean sheets.

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Labbe is represented by A&V Sports, which also looks after Canadian star defender Kadeisha Buchanan among others. Buchanan plays for Lyon, another French powerhouse.


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