Aston Villa confirm the signing of Arsenal midfielder Nobbs
Aston Villa confirm the signing of Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs on an 18-month deal… as England international ends 12-year stay with the north London side
- Aston Villa have confirmed the signing of Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs
- The England international has signed an 18-month deal with the WSL side
- Nobbs won three WSL titles and four Women’s FA Cups during spell with Arsenal
Aston Villa have announced the signing of England midfielder Jordan Nobbs from Women’s Super League rivals Arsenal.
The 30-year-old, who missed the Lionesses’ victorious European Championship campaign last summer with a knee ligament injury, has signed an 18-month deal with an option to extend.
Nobbs won three WSL titles and four Women’s FA Cups during a 12-year spell with the Gunners, and returned to the national team set-up for last September’s World Cup qualifiers against Austria and Luxembourg.
Aston Villa confirmed the signing of Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs on Thursday
The England international has agreed an 18-month deal with the WSL side
She has featured in all nine of Arsenal’s WSL fixtures this season, including during their 4-1 win at Villa Park in December, as they look to win back the title they last claimed in 2019.
‘This is a big signing for us and Jordan is one of the country’s most decorated footballers,’ Villa manager Carla Ward told the club’s website.
‘She’s a winner and will bring a wealth of experience that her new team-mates will thrive off.
‘We’re delighted to secure her signature and we hope this move can help the football club as well as cement her place back in the international set-up.’
Nobbs called an end to her 12-year spell with Arsenal after making the transfer to Villa
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