Arsenal Women confirm Walti injury

Arsenal's Lia Walti

Arsenal's Lia Walti - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

Arsenal have confirmed that midfielder Lia Walti has suffered a hamstring injury that will rule her out for a few more weeks.

Walti has been a crucial figure and played 20 times in all competitions this season as Arsenal sit third in the Women's Super League going into Saturday's Continental Cup final in Nottingham.

A club statement said: "Lia Walti has sustained a hamstring injury and is expected to be back and available for selection later in the season.

"Everyone at the club wishes Lia a speedy recovery"

Wälti joins Beth Mead, Kim Little and Danielle Carter on the sidelines through injury and will miss Switzerland's double header with Austria next month despite being named in the squad.

You may also want to watch:

She signed a long-term contract with Arsenal in December after her impressive performances in central midfield.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper Pauline Peyraud-Magnin has been named in the France squad for the Tournoi de France next month.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter