Leah Williamson has signed a new contract with Arsenal, ending speculation that she could leave this summer. Williamson’s previous contract expired at the end of the month, and in the winter she was linked to the interests of three giants: Olympique de Lyon, Paris Saint-Germain and Wolfsburg.
Williamson’s contract renewal is a big boost for the club and the fans. Williamson, an Arsenal fan of course, joined the club at the age of 9 and made 165 appearances for the club. After being successful as a midfielder, Williamson moved to center-back under former manager Joe Montmurro, and although she is still very capable in center midfielder, she has become one of the key players in the game. club thanks to his role in the center back.
Talk to Arsenal.com, Williamson said: “I have everything I want in my world, everything that is important to me because Arsenal are really up there in the most important things in my life, of course. such a big part of my family and I have all of these things together, which makes it just, you know? It makes me happy, it always has.
Clare Wheatley, Head of Women’s Football, said: “It’s clear to everyone how much Leah loves the club and she is everything we stand for on and off the pitch. We are delighted that she has signed another contract with us, she believes in our ambitions and she is obviously a very important part of the team and it is a big boost for everyone – fans, teammates and staff .