Alex Morgan

Carli Lloyd signs for English women's champion Man City

Preparing for a new challenge at Manchester City, FIFA player of the year Carli Lloyd is relishing the chance to improve her game.

After spending her entire career playing for clubs in her homeland, the United States captain signed Wednesday to play for English champion City this spring.

The 34-year-old Lloyd is expected to rejoin the Houston Dash of the National Women's Soccer League in June, although City's statement did not mention the Texas team.

"I've still got three or four years left in me before I hang up the cleats and I want to cross some more items off the bucket list," Lloyd said in a statement.

The midfielder has collected two Olympic...