sport news Arsenal Women beat WSL rivals to sign Sweden star striker and Ballon d'Or ...

sport news Arsenal Women beat WSL rivals to sign Sweden star striker and Ballon d'Or ...
sport news Arsenal Women beat WSL rivals to sign Sweden star striker and Ballon d'Or ...
Arsenal Women beat WSL rivals to sign Sweden star striker and Ballon d'Or nominee Stina Blackstenius... and boss Jonas Eidevall insists deal does not impact Vivianne Miedema's future Arsenal Women have signed striker and Ballon d'Or nominee Stina Blackstenius Blackstenius scored 17 goals last season for FC Hacken in the Swedish league  Gunners boss Jonas Eidevall said the deal has no impact on Vivianne Miedema 

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Arsenal Women have completed the signing of highly rated Sweden international Stina Blackstenius.

The 25-year-old striker, who netted 17 goals and eight assists in the Swedish league last season, was out of contract after leaving BK Hacken this week.

The Gunners held off competition from Manchester United, who had tracked Blackstenius since the summer, and Tottenham.

Arsenal Women have unveiled the signing of Sweden international striker Stina Blackstenius

Arsenal Women have unveiled the signing of Sweden international striker Stina Blackstenius

Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall (left) hailed Ballon d'Or nominee Blackstenius as 'excellent'

Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall (left) hailed Ballon d'Or nominee Blackstenius as 'excellent'

Blackstenius, a Ballon d’Or nominee, also scored five goals at the Tokyo Olympics to help her country win silver.

‘It feels amazing to be here,’ Blackstenius said. ‘I’m so happy to join such a big and great club like Arsenal.

‘I got a really good first impression about this club, they play really good football and I wanted to be a part of that. I feel like I can become a better player in this environment.’

Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall said a key reason for signing the striker was her big-game mentality. ‘A standout for Stina, especially when you see the way she has performed in the national team, is her ability to score goals in really,

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