Maéva Clemaron and Tinja-Riikka Korpela sign for Tottenham. Both players will stay in London until June 2022, with an option for an additional year.
Clemaron and Korpela are coming from Everton. For Clemaron, that was her first experience abroad, after having previously played for Saint-Étienne and Fleury 91. She played in all 22 games in the last season of the Women’s Super League. The 28-year-old also has five caps for the French national team.
“I’m really happy and excited to join Spurs, a top club in England that is known throughout Europe and the world. The opportunity to play for Spurs is a really good one and a great challenge for me. Spurs are progressing well and will only get better and better on the pitch, so I’m very excited to join and work with everyone in order to help the Club reach its targets,” Clemaron said.
🇫🇷 ✍️🏼 We are delighted to announce the signing of @ClemaronMaeva!
The midfielder has signed a contract with the Club until 2022, with the option to extend for a further year.
Welcome to Spurs, Maéva! 👊🏼 pic.twitter.com/veqDqSmdhY
— Tottenham Hotspur Women (@SpursWomen) July 6, 2021
Korpela is an experienced, 35-year-old goalkeeper that arrived to Everton in 2019. In the last season, she played in 21 Women’s Super League matches. She also has experience from Frauen Bundesliga, where she played between 2014 and 2017 for FC Bayern München and won two German championships. IN 2014, she also played in the Women’s Champions League Final with Tyreso FF.
“I’m very excited to join Spurs, such a big and famous club. I hope to use my experience from different clubs around Europe and the Finnish national team to help the squad achieve our targets. It’s the everyday quality of work that will take us to where we aim to be and I’m very much looking forward to taking part in that. I can’t wait to get started!,” added Korpela.