By Yara El Shaboury
Kim Little has signed a new contract with Arsenal, committing her future at the club just one day after being sidelined for the rest of the 2022/23 season.
The 32-year-old midfielder, who first joined Arsenal in 2008 and made 290 appearances for the club, scoring 164 goals, has agreed to extend his stay at the north London club.
Won six league titles, three FA Cups and five League Cups with Arsenal.
“I am happy to sign a new contract with Arsenal,” said Little. “Looking back on when I first joined at age 17, I’m so proud of the progress we’ve made together.
“Arsenal have been such a huge part of my life and over time this club has become my home. It continues to be a privilege to represent Arsenal and I am still so motivated to progress this club and be a part of its success. ”
Head coach Jonas Eidevall said: “Kim is a world class player and an exemplary professional. His contribution here over many years has been outstanding and we are so pleased that he will continue to represent Arsenal for years to come.
“On and off the pitch, Kim is such a big part of what we’re trying to achieve here at Arsenal Football Club, so we’re all delighted to hear this news.”
Little’s hamstring injury came during Arsenal’s 2–0 Champions League win over Bayern Munich which ruled him out for the rest of the season.
Arsenal are currently third in the WSL table, three points behind leaders Manchester United, who they face on Wednesday in what could be a decider match to determine the league title.
The Gunners are also competing in the semi-finals of the Champions League, where they will face Wolfsburg, looking to reach their first European final since their famous 2007 triumph.
This article was originally posted on 90min.com as Kim Little signs a new contract with Arsenal.