Lia Walti: Swiss midfielder indicators new Arsenal Ladies contract – ‘It is a particular second for me to commit my future’ | Soccer Information

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 blissful and excited,” Walti informed the membership’s official web site.

“Arsenal means a lot to me – it felt like house from the second I joined and over time 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 need to maintain making new reminiscences with this group.”

Arsenal head coach Jonas Eidevall added: “I am delighted that Lia is staying with us at Arsenal. She is among the greatest 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 targets.”

Walti has over 100 caps for Switzerland
Walti has over 100 caps for Switzerland

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 about to do the identical at this summer season’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Head of ladies’s soccer Clare Wheatley stated: “It is unbelievable 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 positive I communicate for everybody on the membership and all our supporters after I say how happy I’m that she is going to proceed to put on the pink and white shifting ahead.”

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