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Vivianne Miedema leads Arsenal's Netherlands contingent into World Cup semi-finals

While Unai Emery’s Arsenal side have a lot of work to do next season after a sub-par campaign saw the Gunners fall short of expectations, the situation could not be more different for the women’s team.

Once the undisputed titans of English football, and conquerers of Europe in 2007, the growth and restructure of the Women’s Super League saw the Gunners lose their crown in 2012 – with Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City winning the title.

That changed last season though, as Arsenal won the title for the first time in seven years – and a key member of the squad was Netherlands striker Vivianne Miedema.

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