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Cooney-Cross will put on quantity 32 at Arsenal

Arsenal have accomplished the signing of Australia midfielder Kyra Cooney-Cross from Swedish aspect Hammarby IF.

The 21-year-old impressed at this summer season’s Girls’s World Cup, beginning all seven of the Matildas’ matches as they completed fourth on house soil.

Cooney-Cross arrived at Hammarby from Melbourne Victory in 2022 and made 30 appearances, together with serving to the membership win final season’s Swedish Cup.

“Arsenal simply felt proper as quickly as I heard concerning the curiosity,” she stated.

“I am actually trying ahead to experiencing the environment at Emirates Stadium in entrance of an enormous crowd for our first recreation there this season. I am unable to wait to get began and assist us obtain one thing huge collectively.”

Cooney-Cross, who has 39 caps, joins fellow Australians Steph Catley and Caitlin Foord in Arsenal’s squad.

“Kyra is among the finest younger gamers in world soccer and we’re delighted to have introduced her to Arsenal,” supervisor Jonas Eidevall stated.

“Her passing potential and explosiveness permit her to have an effect on video games in a method you hardly ever see from such a younger participant, so we firmly imagine she shall be a superb addition to our midfield, now and sooner or later.”

Signed on the Girls’s Tremendous League’s deadline day, Cooney-Cross is the Gunners’ fifth signing of the summer season window following Amanda Ilestedt, Cloe Lacasse, Alessia Russo, and World Cup winner Laia Codina.

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