Arsenal Women have signed extremely rated 21-year outdated Norwegian worldwide Frida Maanum from Linköping in Sweden. Maanum was hotly tipped to hitch Wolfsburg this summer time however has as an alternative signed for Arsenal.
Maanum’s agent Jens Wenzl revealed final month that the participant could be coming to “a prime WSL membership” insisting that three English golf equipment made her an excellent provide however the participant has determined to return to Arsenal.
Maanum is a bix-to-box midfielder who captained Linköping final season, she already has 33 caps for Norway and performed for her nation ay Euro 2017 as an 18-year outdated. Maanum is likely one of the most extremely rated younger gamers in Europe and represents an actual coup for Arsenal.
With the departures of Jill Roord and Danielle van de Donk this summer time, reinforcement in midfield was a precedence and Arsenal have fended off competitors from another huge golf equipment in Europe to safe her signature and she is going to possible compete with Jordan Nobbs and Kim Little for a job in the midst of the park.
Maanum advised Arsenal.com, “It’s an honour to sign for a membership like Arsenal. The historical past speaks for itself and I simply can’t wait to placed on that shirt for the primary time.”
Arsenal Women head coach, Jonas Eidevall mentioned: “We are very pleased to carry Frida into our squad. She is already an skilled participant and her technical potential paired along with her management qualities will align to the model of soccer that we wish to play right here. We are wanting ahead to working along with her.”