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Report: Lindsey Horan set to join Thorns

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The move was first reported by her now-former team, Paris Saint-Germain

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The final pieces of the Alex Morgan trade appears to have fallen into place, as American attacker Lindsey Horan will join the Portland Thorns for the 2016 NWSL season.

The acquisition was first announced by Paris Saint-Germain, who stated that that Horan was leaving the team by "mutual agreement."

"Playing for Paris Saint-Germain for the past four seasons, with so many international stars and a great coaching staff has seen me improve so much," Horan said in the release. "I thank the club for everything they have done for me. I think I have achieved a lot here with Paris. I experienced four extraordinary seasons and have some incredible memories. The fans were always amazing with me and always supported me."

Horan, 21, joined Paris Saint-Germain in 2012, bypassing the college route, by signing a reported "six-figure deal."  In four seasons in Paris, Horan netting 53 goals in 75 appearances in Division 1 Féminine and UEFA Women's Champions League.  In 13 matches this season, she has scored 9 goals.

Listed as a forward with Paris Saint-Germain, Horan has recently appeared as a midfielder for the United States Women's national team, scoring her first senior international goal in their most recent match, a 6-0 victory over Trindad and Tobago on December 10, and she has 6 caps with the senior team.

Horan was recently named to the 26-player January training camp roster, alongside currently Thorns goakeeper Adriana Franch, defender Meghan Klingenberg, and midfielder Tobin Heath, before taking on Ireland in a friendly on January 23 in San Diego.

The Thorns have yet to officially announce Horan's signing.