Confirmed : Arsenal Sign Experienced Defender From Manchester City
Published: June 05, 2019
Confirmed : Arsenal Sign Experienced Defender From Manchester City
Through a statement on their official website, arsenal.com, Arsenal have announced the signing of Scotland international Jennifer Beattie from Manchester City Women.

Beattie, who has penned a long-term contract, is returning to the Gunners six years after she left the club for Montpellier HSC.

In her first spell with the North London club, the 28-year-old clocked up 83 appearances, scoring 25 goals.

Commenting on the signing of Beattie, Arsenal Women coach Joe Montemurro said : ''Jen is a strong and experienced defender.

''We’re delighted that she wanted to return back to Arsenal to help us take our success to the next level next season.

''She knows what this special club stands for, and she shares the same commitment and values. We are looking forward to working with her after the World Cup.''

Jennifer Beattie, who has played over 100 games for Scotland, also lists Hamilton Academical, Queen's Park, Celtic Ladies and Melbourne City as her previous clubs.

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