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Spurs make double signing
 Women's Football FA WSL news - 14 Jul 2021
 
Tottenham Hotspur are delighted to announce the signings of Tinja-Riikka Korpela and Maéva Clemaron.
 
Goalkeeper Tinja-Riikka has signed a contract with the Club that will run until 2022, with the option to extend for a further year, and will wear the number one shirt for Spurs Women. The 35-year-old joins after two years with Everton, where she made 21 appearances and helped the Toffees to the 2020 Women's FA Cup Final.
 
Born in Finland, Tinja-Riikka began her senior playing career with SC Raisio before joining FC Honka, where she lifted three consecutive league titles between 2006 and 2008. A move to Norway followed in 2010 where she represented Kolbotn and then LSK Kvinner, winning the league title with the latter in 2012, before a spell at Swedish side Tyreso FF in the early part of 2014, where she helped the Stockholm-based outfit reach the UEFA Women's Champions League Final.
 
Signing for Bayern Munich in the summer of 2014, she claimed two Frauen-Bundesliga titles during three-and-a-half years in Germany before returning to Norway and joining Valerenga in 2018, prior to her move to Merseyside in 2019.
 
Vastly experienced at international level, Tinja-Riikka has 98 caps for Finland to her name and, having represented them at two European Championships in 2009 and 2013, she has played an important role in their qualification for the next tournament in 2022.
 
Tinja-Riikka told www.tottenhamhotspur.com: "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!"
 
Midfielder Maéva has signed a contract with the Club until 2022, with the option to extend for a further year. She will wear the number 21 shirt for Spurs Women.
 
Maéva arrives having spent the last two seasons with Everton, where she made 22 appearances in the Barclays FA Women's Super League and helped the Toffees to the 2020 Women's FA Cup Final.
 
Beginning her professional career in her homeland of France with Saint-Etienne, she went on to play over 100 games for them during a nine-year spell. Two productive campaigns then followed with fellow French outfit FC Fleury 91 before she made the move to Merseyside in 2019. A France international, the 28-year-old has won five senior caps to date, scoring once, and was part of her nation's squad for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.
 
Maéva told the Tottenham Hotspur FC website: "I'm really happy and excited to join Spurs, a top club in England that is known throughout Europe and the world. The most important thing for me was the project that the Club proposed to me and the objectives that Rehanne Skinner has explained, with her visions for the team going into the future. 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."
 
Head Coach Rehanne Skinner added: "We're really pleased to have ‘Tinni' with us. She has gained a significant amount of experience both domestically and internationally, and played a huge part in Finland's qualification for the Euros next year, which is very exciting for them. She is a hard-working, diligent professional who has played in different countries, enabling her to bring a breadth of experience and knowledge to her game. She's going to add some strong competition to our goalkeeping department and we're excited to have her on board.
 
"I'm delighted that Maéva has joined us. She's a very experienced professional and having watched her a number of times over the course of the last couple of seasons in the WSL and in her appearances for France, I feel she will bring consistency and additional quality to complement our midfield. Her tactical understanding of how she can link our back four into our midfield will give us some real balance - she's going to help us shore up that area even more and I'm looking forward to working with her."
 
This takes Tottenham's signings during the closed season to three, having earlier converted the loan of So-hyun Cho from West Ham United into a permanent transfer.
 

 
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