Arsenal Women Sign Sweden Olympic Medalist

Jessica Samuelsson, an experienced 25-year-old right back who won a silver medal in the 2016 Olympics, has joined Arsenal from Linkopings.

Following a loan move to Melbourne Victory for the 2013 winter season, she was named as the league’s Player of the Year.

Speaking after signing her contract, Jessica told “I’m so happy to join the club and to be a part of such a great club as Arsenal. I’m really excited for the season to start and to play my first game in the Arsenal shirt.
This is a new step in my career and I hope to make progress as a player. I’m going to do everything that I can to help Arsenal win titles.”

Manager Pedro Martinez Losa said: “We are delighted to welcome Jessica to Arsenal. I’ve been impressed with her performances for a long time now, so there was no doubt that she would make a huge impact in the Women’s Euro tournament this summer.

“She is recognised internationally as a strong and talented defender who will bring so much to our squad.”

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