Anna Patten joins Aston Villa Women on loan

Anna Patten scored her first UWCL goal
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Aston Villa have signed England youth international defender Anna Patten on loan from Arsenal until the end of the season.

The 22-year-old rejoined the Gunners last year, after playing in the US for Florida State Seminoles and South Carolina Gamecocks.

Villa manager Carla Ward told avfc.co.uk: “Anna is a key signing for us and will bring both quality and experience to the team.

“She is a young English player with huge potential and we believe this is a great chance for her to continue her development.”

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