Arsenal Women add Netherlands international Pelova

Arsenal's new signing, Victoria Pelova
Victoria Pelova in action for Ajax against Arsenal. (Liam Asman/SPP)

Twenty-three year-old Netherlands international Victoria Pelova has joined Arsenal on a permanent transfer from Ajax.

Pelova joined to Ajax in 2019 from Den Haag, since when she has clocked up 66 appearances and 11 goals, as well as making 31 appearances for the Dutch national team.

Pelova told “I’m delighted to have signed for Arsenal. ’ve always admired this club and dreamt of following in the footsteps of some of the great Dutch players who have worn the shirt. I can’t wait to get going and start contributing to the team.”

Head coach Jonas Eidevall added: “It’s fantastic news that we’ve signed Victoria. I think she’s one of the most exciting young players in the game and she will bring added dynamism and energy to our midfield. I’m looking forward to working with Victoria and I think our supporters are going to love watching her in an Arsenal shirt.”

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