Scotland midfielder Kim Little rejoins Arsenal Ladies
By Peter Gilbert
Last Updated: 18/10/16 10:23am
Scotland international Kim Little has re-joined Arsenal Ladies on a long-term contract.
Little returns to the Gunners after a successful spell in the United States with Seattle Reign, where she earned the league 'Most Valuable Player' award in her debut campaign.
The midfielder scored 34 goals in 67 league appearances for Reign and also enjoyed a successful loan spell with Melbourne City last season, netting nine times in 12 games for the Australian side.
Little, who has won 115 caps since making her international debut as a 16-year-old, won 11 major trophies during six years with Arsenal Ladies after joining from Hibernian in 2008 and was the Super League's top scorer in 2012 and the first-ever PFA Women's Player of the Year in 2013.
"Kim is one of the outstanding talents in the women's game and we are so pleased that she will be re-joining us," Arsenal Ladies manager Pedro Martinez Losa told the club's website.
"She has proven that she can create and score goals at the highest level time and time again, and she will be a fantastic asset to our team as we prepare to challenge for the top honours in 2017."Little will join up with Arsenal in January 2017 to begin preparations for the new season.
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