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Vivianne Miedema: Arsenal confirm Women’s Super League all-time top goalscorer will leave at end of the season -Dlight News

Vivianne Miedema will leave Arsenal at the end of the season when her contract expires, the club have confirmed.

The striker is the highest scorer in Women’s Super League history, having netted 79 times in the league since joining the Gunners in 2017.

In seven years in north London, Netherlands international Miedema has scored 125 goals and provided another 50 assists in 172 appearances in all competitions.

The Netherlands international is the record goalscorer in the history of the Barclays WSL
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The Netherlands international is the record goalscorer in the history of the Barclays WSL

That total includes 13 appearances this season following her return from an ACL injury.

The 27-year-old won the WSL title with Arsenal in 2018/19 and lifted the Conti Cup on three occasions.

Arsenal’s sporting director Edu Gaspar said: “On behalf of everyone at the club, we thank Viv for her huge contribution towards the success of the team during her seven years with us.

“Viv’s goals and overall performances as an Arsenal player have been of the highest quality, and she has created so many wonderful memories for us over the years.

“We wish Viv and her family the best of health and happiness for the future.”

Arsenal’s director of women’s football Clare Wheatley added: “Since joining us in 2017, Viv has taken on a special place in the hearts of our supporters, who I’m sure will have many fond memories of her time at Arsenal.

“Viv leaves with our best wishes for the future after seven memorable years here.”

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