Steph Catley: Arsenal sign Australia international full-back

Steph Catley will be joining Australia team-mate Sam Kerr, who joined Chelsea in November, in the Women’s Super League

Arsenal Women have made experienced Australia defender Steph Catley their first summer signing.

The 26-year-old full-back joins the Gunners from Melbourne Victory and has won 82 caps for the Matildas since her international debut aged 18.

Catley has also spent time in the United States playing for Portland Thorns and Orlando Pride.

“Arsenal is a place where I’ve imagined myself playing for a long time,” Catley told the club website.