West Ham United are delighted to announce the arrival of Lisa Evans on loan from Arsenal.
The 29-year-old makes the transfer throughout the capital from the Gunners on loan till the tip of the 2021/22 season.
A flexible participant who’s able to enjoying at wing-back and in midfield, Evans has performed at Meadow Park for the earlier 4 seasons, making 62 appearances and profitable the Barclays FA Women’s Super League title in 2018/19.
The Scottish participant additionally has 83 worldwide appearances for her residence nation, scoring 17 targets in that point.
Upon signing, Evans informed West Ham TV of her pleasure on the prospect of linking up with the Hammers and being a part of their contemporary marketing campaign underneath supervisor Olli Harder.
“I’m actually wanting ahead to the season forward with West Ham United,” Evans smiled.
“The transfer happened fairly rapidly and once I noticed the services and met the employees and among the women right here on the Club, it was a chance that was too good to show down. I’m actually excited for the season forward.
“It’s a very close-knit group right here and everybody has been so pretty in welcoming me to the Club, so I’m actually wanting ahead to what we are able to obtain going ahead.”
Harder can also be delighted so as to add Evans to his squad forward of the upcoming season, saying: “We really feel as if Lisa is anyone who provides numerous worth from an attacking facet along with her directness and her tempo going ahead.
“She’s one other participant that I consider will signify the Club effectively while she is with us, and she or he matches into our values as a Football Club.
“She has the character and drive that we’re in search of right here, and we hope that she is going to have the ability to assist us transfer ahead this season.”
Born in Perth, Scotland in May 1992, Evans started her life in soccer along with her native facet, St Johnstone Girls, earlier than making her transfer into the skilled recreation with Glasgow City.
Originally with their reserve staff, Evans helped her facet win the Second Division with a 100 per cent profitable report, earlier than going on to make her first-team debut in 2009.
Evans loved even additional success in her homeland with Glasgow, scoring 46 targets in 39 matches throughout two seasons, profitable the Women’s Premier League in 4 consecutive seasons and likewise profitable the Women’s Cup on three events.
She left Scotland in 2012 to affix FFC Turbine Potsdam in Germany, signing her first skilled contract and that includes 49 instances, together with appearances within the Champions League.
In April 2015, Evans introduced that she had signed a three-year contract with Turbine’s Frauen-Bundesliga rivals FC Bayern Munich. During her time in Munich, she received the Frauen-Bundesliga title and reached the latter phases of the Champions League, making 32 common season appearances throughout two seasons.
She would then make the transfer to England, becoming a member of Arsenal in June 2017. Evans performed in a wide range of positions for Joe Montemurro’s facet and helped them to clinch the WSL title in her second season on the membership. Whilst with the Gunners, Evans additionally helped the membership to clinch the FA Women’s League Cup.
In complete, Evans has made 79 appearances for Arsenal throughout her 4 seasons on the membership, scoring 9 targets in all competitions.
Everyone at West Ham United want to welcome Lisa to the Club and want her effectively for her loan spell right here in East London.