Anna Patten has signed a deal with Arsenal again after four years.
played forthe Gunners
when she was 12 and then made her first team debut in 2016. She had such a good performance that she became a regular player for Arsenal at the time.
Patten left the club to play for the University of South Carolina for the next two years and then joined Florida State University and stayed there for two years she also got her degree over there and now she has returned to his childhood club to play in London again.
“It's such an amazing feeling”
said the 21-year-old.
“Obviously I've been at the club since I was 12, so to be back and be able to fully sign for the team really is like a dream come true.”
“I'll always look for signings from within and if we can promote players, that's what our academy is there for," added Joe Montemurro. "But also, to be able to be creative with the signings and so on - we think that she suits the Arsenal mentality, the style of play we want and the beauty of it is that we can work to improve her. It's not as if she's a ready-made player, there's still room for improvement so it's exciting going forward for all of us.”