Southampton FC Women sign Wales international Rachel Rowe

Wales' Rachel Rowe joins Southampton
Rachel Rowe in action for Wales. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Southampton have signed Welsh international attacking midfielder Rachel Rowe following her departure from Rangers.

The 31-year-old who has over 60 caps for her country, spent eight years at Reading before joining Rangers, with whom she won the PFA Scotland Player of the Year.

Rowe told “It’s such an ambitious club and I’m hoping that it will be something really worthwhile in coming down and being a part of.

“I see myself as a senior player but I’m not done learning and that’s what I’m excited for – what motivates me is the journey and being a part of this season.”

Director of Women’s Football, Marieanne Spacey-Cale added: “We’re delighted to welcome Rachel to the club as our first signing of the summer, she’s a player that will add real quality and experience to the group both on and off the pitch.

“She knows what it takes to play in the WSL, which is the level we’re aspiring to reach, and we’re looking forward to having her play a part in our journey.”

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