Arsenal captain Kim Little is set to miss the remainder of the WSL season due to injury – nevertheless, the club have offered her a new contract, which she has subsequently signed (via Sky Sports).
Little was recently ruled out with a hamstring issue, but the club have recognised her value to the team and have given her a new contract. She first signed with the Gunners with 2008, before leaving to join Seattle Reign – she then re-signed with Arsenal in 2017, where she has remained ever since (outside of a brief loan spell with OL Reign last season).
Speaking on her new contract, Little said: “I’m delighted to sign a new contract at Arsenal. Thinking back to when I first joined at the age of 17, I’m so proud of the progress that we have made together.
“Arsenal has been such an important part of my life and over time this club has become my home. It continues to be a privilege to represent Arsenal and I’m still so motivated to move this club forward and to be a part of its success.”
Manager Jonas Eidevall was also happy with the new deal – he said: “Kim is a world-class player and an exemplary professional. Her contribution here over many years has been outstanding and we are so pleased that she will continue to represent Arsenal for years to come.
“On and off the pitch, Kim is such an important part of what we are trying to achieve here at Arsenal Football Club so we are all delighted with this news.”