Posted on: Thu 05 Sep 2013

Chelsea Ladies' duo Sofia Jakobsson and Ester Dos Santos have signed for newly promoted German side BV Cloppenburg for an undisclosed fee.

Manager Emma Hayes said: 'Both Sofia and Ester leave with our best wishes. We received an offer from Cloppenburg which we feIt was good business for the club. We have confidence in the talent coming through at the club and developing opportunities for our own players is very much our aim.'

Swedish international Jakobsson said: 'I would like to thank Chelsea for allowing me this opportunity. I enjoyed my time here and believe they are a club that will go on to achieve big things in the future.'

Everyone would like to thank Sofia and Ester for their efforts while at the club and wish them well for the future.

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