OL Reign announced on Friday that they have loaned midfielder Luany to Madrid CFF of Liga F, the top division in Spain. The loan runs through June 2024. The move opens a roster spot which could be used to convert one of the team’s five National Team Replacement Players to a permanent contract for the remainder of the season.
“Luany is a talented young player that will greatly benefit from being in the training and playing environment at Madrid CFF,” said OL Reign general manager Lesle Gallimore in a team release. “The timing of this opportunity enables her to continue developing in a meaningful way. We know she’ll do well and know that she’s eager to continue to grow as a professional player.”
Luany was signed by the Reign in February 2023 from from Grêmio of Brazil’s Série A. She was Grêmio’s second-leading scorer during the 2022 season and the youngest player in the league to score at least three goals. The 20-year-old Brazilian has not yet made an appearance for OL Reign, but was available for selection off the bench in four Challenge Cup games.