Central midfielder Turid Knaak has joined Arsenal Ladies on a two-month loan from Bayer Leverkusen.

The Germany Under-23 international will provide additional depth to the Gunners midfield in July and August.

The 23-year-old spent the first four years of her career with FCR 2001 Duisburg, where she won the Uefa Women’s Cup in 2008/09.

She joined up with the Gunners this week for training.

Everyone at Arsenal would like to welcome Turid to the Club.

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