Reading FC Women have signed England international forward Danielle Carter, a veteran of more than 100 appearances for Arsenal.
Injury has hindered her career progression over the past two seasons but now fit again, the Royals hope to reap the benefits of her power and pace, not to mention a few goals.
The 27-year-old has been the scorer of an FA Cup final winning goal, netted six times in four games for England seniors after amassing 46 games for the young Lionesses’ age-groups.
Manager Kelly Chambers told readingfc.co.uk, “I am extremely excited to bring Dan to the club. I have watched her career for many years and have always loved the way she plays.”
“She is an exciting, explosive player who is definitely one to get the fans on their feet.
“Dan is a great addition to the team and also a great person to have in the group. I cannot wait to work with her and get her back to what she does best, which can be world class.”
I’m happy to announce that my new chapter will be with @ReadingFCWomen … I’m grateful for this opportunity and I will give my all for the Club and the fans. This is just the beginning. I’m ready, let’s go! 🔵⚪️ pic.twitter.com/4TQyrP9tpl
— Danielle Carter (@DanielleCarter) July 15, 2020