Done Deal: Versatile Midfielder Complete Arsenal Transfer After Quick Medicals

Heather O'Reilly

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Good news as Arsenal ladies have signed Heather O’Reilly from FCKC on a short-term contract.

O’Reilly will play for Arsenal, but is expected to rejoin the NWSL’s FC Kansas City later this year, with the FAWSL Spring Series ending June 3.

About the decision, O’Reilly said, “I want to help soccer in the U.S. I’m doing this to be a better ambassador,” according to Crooks.

The versatile 32-year-old player can operate in the midfield and also on the flanks, she was signed from Boston Breakers (NWSL) in 2014 and has been remarkable for the American national team.

O’Reilly has won 3 Gold Medals at the Olympics, 1 World Cup, 1 NWSL Championship, 1 WPS Championship, 1 U-19 World Cup and 2 College Cups.

 

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