Arsenal ladies have completed the signing of Dutch midfielder Jill Roord having put to pen a two-year contract with Arsenal.
The Gunners Ladies has been in their best of form in recent time having named as the Champions of League when the lifted the title a few days back.
The signing of Roord has been made official on the club’s website earlier in the week but it’s left to German new outlet Kicker to provide full details on his deal.
The 22-year-old ace signed a two year deal with Arsenal which will see her remain in until 2021. She has been in her best of form in recent time, netting 14 goals in 36 games for Bayern Munich of which there is no doubt that these are what the Gunners saw before making a move to sign her.
“I’m really proud that I’m going to be an Arsenal player,” she told Arsenal.com. “Arsenal is an amazing club and they’re also champions now, so I’m really happy and proud to join the club.
“Arsenal is one of the clubs in England that I really like. In women’s football, they’ve always been one of the top clubs. Of course, there are some Dutch friends of mine who play there, so I’ve always followed them. I’m really looking forward to it.
“What type of player am I? I’m really technical. I can play offensive and also defensive midfield. I’m really technical and like to have the ball at my feet. I can also score a lot, so hopefully, I can make some goals too.
“I want to develop myself as a player and I think it’s a good step for me, the next step. I want to play for Arsenal, I want to be important and I want to win trophies with the team. We’re going to play in the Champions League now and I’ve played in it before so I know what it’s like.”
The deal was followed by the announcement that we had also complete signing for goalkeeper Manuela Zinsberger also from Bayern, to come to replace Saari van Veenendaal who has left the club.