Matildas star Steph Catley indicators new deal to increase her keep at Arsenal

Star Matildas defender Steph Catley has signed a brand new take care of Ladies’s Tremendous League membership Arsenal.

The 29-year-old has made 74 appearances for the north-London facet since making her August 2020 debut as an alternative in Arsenal’s Champions League quarter-final with Paris St Germain.

Catley scored one aim and supplied 4 assists throughout 32 appearances for Jonas Eidevall’s facet this season and is a centurion for Australia having represented the Matildas at two World Cups and two Olympics.

“It feels wonderful – this looks like house. I’ve made some unbelievable friendships right here and when the provide got here round I knew precisely what I wished to do and precisely the place I wished to be,” mentioned Catley.

“I’ve by no means been happier enjoying soccer and I really feel like this group may be very particular – we’re constructing one thing particular and sooner or later we’re able to attaining something.”

Catley joins Lia Walti and Frida Maanum on a rising listing of Arsenal gamers who’ve chosen to increase their keep.

Head coach Eidevall mentioned: “I’m delighted Steph has signed a brand new contract with us. Steph is without doubt one of the greatest defenders within the sport and brings a lot to this group each on and off the pitch.

“She’s a mannequin skilled and has delivered repeatedly when known as upon all through my time right here, so we’re all happy to say Steph will proceed to be part of Arsenal for years to return.”

Head of girls’s soccer Clare Wheatley added: “It’s nice information that Steph has signed a brand new deal right here at Arsenal.

“Steph is without doubt one of the prime gamers on the planet in her place and has been such a constant performer within the time she has been right here.

“She is a key a part of this group and we’re delighted to say she’s going to proceed to put on the Arsenal colors shifting ahead.”