‘Wonderful memories’: Vivianne Miedema leaves Arsenal this summer.

Vivianne Miedema will depart Arsenal at the conclusion of the season when her contract expires. Since joining from Bayern Munich in 2017, the attacker has scored 125 goals and given 50 assists in 172 games.

After missing December 2022 to October 2023 with an anterior cruciate ligament injury, Women's Super League all-time leading scorer Miedema has played 13 times this season.

The Netherlands international said in a farewell video: “After seven special years, it's time for my Arsenal journey to come to an end. I am honored to have represented this club with such a rich history and tradition.

Thank you for making this chapter of my life memorable.Football players never know how long they'll remain somewhere. You have to cherish each moment, but early on at Arsena

I realized this was the place for me to grow and challenge myself as a player and a person.

”Her Arsenal career included one WSL title in 2019 and three League Cup wins, however she missed last season's competition and this season's playoff games and final.

“I’ve never cared much about personal accolades, but helping the team and scoring goals in an Arsenal shirt has always been rewarding,” she remarked.

“Injury and missing two cup finals have made the last two seasons difficult for me, but this is a team sport and we all have our roles. Playing with excellent players, ex-teammates, and Dutchies has been fun.Saturday's

Arsenal sporting director Edu said: “We thank Viv for her huge contribution to the team's success during her seven years with us.

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