Wolverhampton, England, March 31st 2024: Stina Blackstenius (#25 Arsenal) and Kadeisha Buchanan (#26 Chelsea) battle for the ball during the FA Women's Continental Tyres League Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England - Image by Daniela Porcelli / SPP

Arsenal forward Blackstenius signs new deal

Arsenal forward Stina Blackstenius has signed a new contract with the club.

WSL Full-Time were informed of the news via an official club press release from The Gunners this morning.

Blackstenius joined Arsenal on a free transfer in January 2022 after leaving former club BK Häcken. She has gone on to score 43 goals in 83 appearances for the North Londoners in all competitions. Blackstenius has played an important role in Arsenal’s back-to-back successes in the FA Women’s Continental Tyres League Cup. She was the competition’s top scorer this season with an impressive nine goals. Blackstenius has also been Arsenal’s overall top scorer in all competitions in each of the last two seasons.

After signing her new contract with The Gunners, Blackstenius said “I’m so happy to have signed a new contract here at Arsenal. In the space of two-and-a-half years, this club has come to feel like home; that’s thanks to my teammates and the staff of course, but most of all because of our wonderful supporters.

“There is such a special atmosphere around this club and we are all hungry to achieve more together. Your support means the world to me and I can’t wait to get back here to go again next season.”

Blackstenius will now look towards a busy summer on the international stage with Sweden as they aim to qualify for the UEFA Women’s EURO 2025.

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