Jenna Dear joins Norway’s Vålerenga

Jenna Dear in action for Sheffield FC. (Photo: Anna Gowthorpe for FA)

Former Sheffield FC midfielder Jenna Dear has signed for Norwegian top flight side Vålerenga.

The 22-year-old who has appeared at U-15, U-19 & U-20 level for England, previously played her club football for Everton, Chelsea and on loan at Watford.

Dear commented on her more abroad: “After 18 successful months, I feel that moving to Norway is perfect for me. There is an opportunity where I can train in full-time and continue to develop with some of the world’s best midfield players.”

Oslo-based Vålerenga currently sit sixth in the twelve team Toppserien, with eight games to go in their league campaign.