Mana Iwabuchi transfers to Arsenal following recent departure from Aston Villa.
Iwabuchi, who returned to Europe in the winter from Japan, has played the second half of the season for Aston Villa. The 28-year-old played 12 games and scored 2 goals in her first Women’s Super League spell. Japanese international with 74 caps, won the Nadeshiko League three times, Nadeshiko League Cup three times, Empress’s Cup twice, 2. Frauen-Bundesliga once and Frauen-Bundesliga twice.
☺️ It’s time to hear from our first summer signing…
You’re part of the Arsenal family now, @Buchi_Mana 👋 pic.twitter.com/TvUh8dsKq8
— Arsenal Women (@ArsenalWFC) May 26, 2021
“I’m so happy to finally be able to announce that I am an Arsenal player! I know the club has wanted to sign me for a long time now, so it’s a great honour to be able to play for Arsenal. There are so many amazing players and I can’t wait to get started,” said Mana Iwabuchi for arsenal.com