Lotte Wubben-Moy is Arsenal through and through.
The 21-year-old grew up in north London and progressed through our academy system before making her first-team debut against Notts County in 2015.
And now back with us after three years at the University of North Carolina, Wubben-Moy cannot wait to get going again for her childhood club.
“I mean this is a dream,” she told Arsenal Digital. “I was talking with my parents a while ago and we were just thinking back to the time my auntie was singing the Arsenal chants to me while I was a baby in my cot.
“It definitely started off early and I’m delighted to be able to carry that through and say that I’m officially a Gooner – and a professional one at that, which is amazing.
“From waking up at 7am to watch Arsenal Premier League games in my dorm room to checking the feed on Twitter, it’s always been part of me and part of my life even out in the States. Definitely unfinished business. I’m a London girl and a Gooner through and through so to be able to return to this club is unbelievable. I’m hoping to finish that business.
“Arsenal is a worldwide team known for the Arsenal way and the way they play, so that’s immediately attracted some of the world’s best. As a youngster coming through with that, you refer to the phrase of being a sponge. I was a sponge. Literally I had Casey Stoney around me, Fara Williams, Leah Williamson – even the younger players – Jordan Nobbs.
“All these players are such high-calibre players but they were open to talking to you as a youngster and I definitely think that was something I just soaked up, and I loved it. To be able to return as a college player, and an underdog in this sense, is exciting because I know I’ll keep learning and developing my game.”
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