Official: Arsenal announces second summer signing

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The Arsenal official website has confirmed the signing of Dutch women’s forward, Vivianne Miedema, from Bayern Munich.

The 20-year-old forward joined Bayern from SC Heerenveen in 2014 and she played for the Bundesliga outfit for over three years.

She managed to score 21 goals in 39 games for Bayern and has 42 caps to her name, netting 34 goals for her national side. Miedema wears the on 10 shirt for her national team and her dazzling footwork has drawn comparisons to Arjen Robben.

The Dutch international arrives at Arsenal with two Bundesliga title and a UEFA Women’s under-19 title and was nominated as the top scorer for the ‘Gold Player’ for the tournament.

Manager, Pedro Martinez Losa said:

“Vivianne is a huge signing for this club and is seen as one of the best young strikers in the world. Attracting this level of talent to the club reflects our ambition and we are very excited to have Vivianne on board with us from the start of the 2017/18 season…”

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