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Miedema to leave Arsenal at end of the season

Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema is the WSL's record goalscorer with 79 goals

Vivianne Miedema

Vivianne Miedema will leave Arsenal at the end of the season after seven years, the club have announced.

The Netherlands striker joined the Gunners from Bayern Munich in 2017, scoring 125 goals and providing 50 assists.

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She helped the North Londoners win the Women’s Super League in 2018-19 and is the competition’s record goalscorer, netting 79 times.

Miedema, 27, has made 13 appearances since returning from an ACL in December 2023 but the Gunners have reportedly opted not to renew the forward’s deal past this summer.

‘Wonderful memories’

Sporting director Edu told the club’s website: “On behalf of everyone at the club, we thank Viv for her huge contribution towards the success of the team during her seven years with us.

“Viv’s goals and overall performances as an Arsenal player have been of the highest quality, and she has created so many wonderful memories for us over the years.

“We wish Viv and her family the best of health and happiness for the future.”

The BBC say WSL rivals Manchester City are keen on signing Miedema when she becomes a free agent in the summer.

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Cian Cheesbrough

Cian is a sports journalist with a wealth of experience writing for national titles, including LiveScore, MailOnline, Eurosport and Sky Sports. He has covered a number of key events during his time in the industry, including from the press box at live Champions League fixtures.

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