Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema hints at possible offseason move

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Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema could be on the move, saying that she has spoken with both Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona about her future. Miedema’s contract with Arsenal is up in the summer and the Dutch striker will be free to negotiate with other clubs.

Speaking with the Dutch newspaper AD, she said that while the door to Arsenal “is definitely not closed yet,” she wants to get a feeling for other clubs and find the right fit.

“I want to win the Champions League. I want to get the most out of [my career]. That means I may have to take the next step. I’m 25 and that’s still quite young, but I’ve been around for a while.

“The years to come should officially be my peak years. I have to spend it somewhere at a club that best suits my ambitions.”

The forward has been with Arsenal since 2017, having made the move from Bayern Munich. In September, she made her 110th professional appearance and scored her 100th career goal. At the time, manager Jonas Eidevall said that while they would like for Miedema to stay with the club, he also recognized the need for her to make the right decision for her future.

Arsenal finished second in Group C for the UEFA Women’s Champions League behind Barcelona. They will face Wolfsburg in the quarterfinal with the first leg being played on March 23 at 4 p.m. ET.