Emily van Egmond extends stay with West Ham Women

West Ham loanee Emily van Egmond signs permanent deal
Photo: Chloe Knott for The FA

Australian international Emily van Egmond has signed a permanent deal with West Ham Women, following her initial loan move from Orlando Pride.

The 27-year-old midfielder who scored five goals in 12 appearances in all competitions in the first half of the season, told West Ham TV: “I’m really enjoying my football here at West Ham too, and I’m excited to be working with the new manager.

“It’s a great group of girls here. We’ve come in and had a bit of an up-and-down start to the season but towards the back end, before the Christmas break, I thought we were starting to find a bit of consistency.

“We’ve been able to go away and mentally freshen up, and hit the training ground hard with the new manager coming in. The training sessions have been really good with him and the Club has been fantastic too.

Manager Olli Harder added: “I’m delighted that Emily has signed on a permanent deal with us. Emily is a top athlete, a consummate professional, and a footballer who has already proven her ability during her first few months on loan with West Ham.”

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