Reading have announced the return of 30-year-old full-back Becky Jane from Charlton Athletic on a one-year deal.
Jane left the Royals for Liverpool in 2019, having made 135 appearances and scored 22 goals.
She told readingfc.co.uk: “The coaching and the quality of coaching is fantastic. It’s the best that I’ve ever had. I knew that coming back in that was always going to be a big factor of it.
“I know my role is slightly different this time around, but I’m relishing to opportunity to come back in, to be a part of the squad and to help the younger ones come through. That’s a massive thing for me.”
Manager Kelly Chambers said: “For us we wanted to build more of a squad this season, and with the experience Becky offers us, it will be a huge boost.
“When I had the conversation with her, it was clear to me she still has the desire to win and feature in as many games as if it was back in 2012. It will also bring a competition for places which helps everyone raise their game and also our performances, as at times I think we struggled physically with tight schedules.”