Laura Coombs provides a detailed look into what it takes to play in Manchester City’s midfield.

The 32-year-old has signed a two-year contract extension, committing her future to the Club until 2025.

Moving to the Academy Stadium in the summer of 2019, the midfielder has been a consistent and reliable figure across her three-and-a-half years at City, in which she has helped us claim the FA Cup and Continental Cup.

With four goals and four assists to her name already this season – a career best attacking output to date - Coombs has been one of the standout performers in Gareth Taylor’s side this season.


In this City studios production, she breaks down the key elements to her game, offering advice on both shooting from distance and in bringing the best out of her team-mates.

Winning the ball in the final 1/3 more than any other midfielder in the Barclays Women’s Super League this season, she also explains the important risk and reward calculations that all box-to-box players must consider when looking to regain possession.

Click on the video above to get all the tips and tricks from Laura Coombs