Melbourne Victory re-signs Lia Privitelli

Melbourne Victory is pleased to announce the re-signing of forward Lia Privitelli for the 2023/24 Liberty A-League season.

The 29-year-old returns for her eighth season at Melbourne Victory after making 84 appearances and winning two Championships during her time at the Club.

An integral part of the leadership team, Privitelli played a major role in leading the side to the 2021/22 Championship and has continued to be an important contributor to the A-League Women’s side.

Melbourne Victory Director of Football, John Didulica said he was thrilled to have Privitelli extend her time at Victory.

“Lia is an incredible professional who leads by example and we’re pleased to have her return to the Club for another season,” Didulica said.

“She has been a mainstay in the side since 2016 and has personified the squad’s development into the team that it is today.

“Lia will continue to be a leader in this side and help develop our next generation of A-League Women’s players while delivering on the pitch at the same time.”

Privitelli was also excited for another season with Victory.

“It’s great to be back with the Club and the team for another season and I can’t wait to get started,” Privitelli said.

“Victory is home for me and this group is like my family. We’ve built a team that is one of the most formidable in the league and there’s no doubt the goal is to win trophies this season.”

Privitelli joins Kayla Morrison as the Club’s latest re-signing as well as the new signing of Rachel Lowe ahead of the 2023/24 Liberty A-League season.