Spurs Women sign Viktoria Schnaderbeck on loan

Spurs new loan signing, Viktoria Schnaderbeck
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Austrian captain Viktoria Schnaderbeck has joined Tottenham Hotspur on loan from Arsenal for the remainder of the season.

The 31-year-old former Bayern Munich defender joined Arsenal in May 2018 and has made a total of 40 appearances for the Gunners to date.

Currently on 43 appearances for her country, in 2019 she was voted Austrian Player of the Year.

Schnaderbeck told tottenhamhotspur.com: “I am really looking forward to joining Tottenham Hotspur, the girls have done so well this season and I’m excited to help the team as much as I can. I can’t wait to get started.”

Head coach Rehanne Skinner said: “Viki is an experienced centre half who brings a lot of value to the team. As Austrian national team captain she also brings strong leadership qualities. Viki will help us to establish control both in and out of possession with her ball quality.”

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