Lia Walti: Swiss midfielder signs new Arsenal Women contract – ‘It’s a special moment for me to commit my future’ | Football News
Lia Walti has signed a brand new contract with Arsenal Ladies.
Walti joined the Gunners in 2018 and has since made 128 appearances in all competitions.
The Swiss midfielder received the Ladies’s Tremendous League title within the 2018/19 season and the 2022/23 version of the FA Ladies’s League Cup.
“It is a particular second for me to commit my future to Arsenal and I am very glad and excited,” Walti informed the membership’s official web site.
“Arsenal means a lot to me – it felt like dwelling from the second I joined and through the years I’ve constructed such sturdy bonds with this membership and the neighborhood round it. That is an thrilling time to be part of Arsenal and I wish to preserve making new recollections with this group.”
Arsenal head coach Jonas Eidevall added: “I am delighted that Lia is staying with us at Arsenal. She is among the finest midfielders in world soccer and brings us a lot when it comes to management and presence.
“Lia has performed a pivotal function inside this group throughout my time right here and I am wanting ahead to persevering with to work collectively to realize our objectives.”
Walti has remodeled 100 appearances for Switzerland, captaining her nation since 2019.
The 30-year-old led her nationwide group on the 2022 European Championship in England and is ready to do the identical at this summer time’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Head of ladies’s soccer Clare Wheatley stated: “It is incredible information that Lia has signed a brand new contract with us.
“Lia is an integral a part of what we’re constructing right here at Arsenal and I am certain I communicate for everybody on the membership and all our supporters once I say how happy I’m that she’s going to proceed to put on the pink and white transferring ahead.”
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