Canadian goalkeeper Sabrina D’Angelo, who spent the final 4 years with Sweden’s Vittsjo GIK, has signed with Arsenal.
Arsenal (9-1-0) at the moment stands second behind Chelsea on purpose distinction in England’s Barclays Women’s Super League standings.
Arsenal hosts Chelsea, which is dwelling to fellow Canadian internationals Kadeisha Buchanan and Jessie Fleming, on Sunday in league play. More than 35,000 tickets have been offered for the Emirates Stadium conflict.
D’Angelo has received 12 caps for Canada.
“We’re delighted to have signed Sabrina,” Arsenal coach Jonas Eidevall stated in an announcement. “She is a prime goalkeeper with loads of expertise in each Europe and North America and we’re assured that she might be a robust addition to our squad.”
🗣 “It feels wonderful and it is an honour to be right here… Arsenal are doing wonderful issues.”<br><br>Welcome to the household, <a href=”https://twitter.com/SabsDAngelo?ref_src=twsrcpercent5Etfw”>@SabsDAngelo</a> 🥰
The 29-year-old from Welland, Ont., performed collegiate soccer at South Carolina earlier than becoming a member of the NWSL’s Western New York Flash in 2015. She moved to the North Carolina Courage in 2017.
D’Angelo went to Europe in 2019, making 70 appearances in complete for Vittsjo GIK. A torn anterior cruciate ligament sidelined her in 2020.
She was 14 when she made her debut within the Canadian youth program in 2007. She received her first senior cap at 22 on the Algarve Cup in March 2016.
The different Arsenal goalkeepers are Austrian worldwide Manuela Zinsberger, who received the league’s Golden Globe Award final season after conserving 13 clear sheets, and American Kaylan Marckese.
D’Angelo, who will put on No. 14 for Arsenal, moved on a free switch.
Other Canadians within the English league embrace Adriana Leon (Manchester United), Shelina Zadorsky (Tottenham) and Deanne Rose (Reading).