Arsenal have signed Josie Henning, but who, exactly, is she?

The tall 26-year-old German centre-back is a very experienced defender and has been successful at club and international level.

Her honours list is very impressive and Arsenal Ladies are signing up a world class centre-back that is very calm, reads the game well and is strong technically.

Here is her full list of honours:

Women’s Champions League

2010, 2013, 2014 Runner-up 2015

Frauen Bundesliga 

2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

DFB Pokal

2013

Euros

2013

Germany's defender Josephine Henning poses for a photo in Herzogenaurach, southern Germany, on April 4, 2015. Germany's Women national soccer team will play against the team of Brazil in Fuerth, southern Germany, on April 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE
Germany’s defender Josephine Henning poses for a photo in Herzogenaurach, southern Germany, on April 4, 2015. Germany’s Women national soccer team will play against the team of Brazil in Fuerth, southern Germany, on April 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE

She was signed by PSG prior to the 2014/15 season, but her career with the French club was troubled by recurring injuries.

She only played 22 games for the French club in her first season there – 15 games in the League, one in the French Cup and six in the Champions League.

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 28: Josephine Henning of Paris Saint-Germain in action during the UEFA Woman's Champions League Quarter Final match between Glasgow City and Paris Saint-Germain at Parc des Princes on March 28, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE – MARCH 28: Josephine Henning of Paris Saint-Germain in action during the UEFA Woman’s Champions League Quarter Final match between Glasgow City and Paris Saint-Germain at Parc des Princes on March 28, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images)

Her 2015/16 season game was a write off, as she played no games for the French club, before cancelling her contract by mutual agreement.

Henning was said to be going back regularly to Germany to try to heal and solve her hip and knee injury problems and there is no doubt that playing the FIFA 2015 WC on 3G pitches in Canada aggravated her regular knee problems.

Lyon's Japanese defender Saki Kumagai (C) is fouled by Paris Saint-Germain's German defender Josephine Henning (R) as Paris Saint-Germain's German midfielder Fatmire Alushi (L) advances with the ball during the UEFA Women's Champions League round of 16 football match between Lyon and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the Gerland Stadium in Lyon, central-eastern France, on November 12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD
Lyon’s Japanese defender Saki Kumagai (C) is fouled by Paris Saint-Germain’s German defender Josephine Henning (R) as Paris Saint-Germain’s German midfielder Fatmire Alushi (L) advances with the ball during the UEFA Women’s Champions League round of 16 football match between Lyon and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the Gerland Stadium in Lyon, central-eastern France, on November 12, 2014. AFP PHOTO / JEFF PACHOUD

If Josie can get back to full fitness, she will be the first name on the teamsheet at centre-back and will partner either Jemma Rose or Casey Stoney.

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