Tottenham Hotspur Women have signed 19-year-old defender Asmita Ale from Aston Villa on a two-year contract.
She made 18 appearances in Villa’s top-flight debut campaign, recording the highest number of interceptions of any player in the league.
Internationally, she has over 20 caps for the England youth teams and was in the squad for the most recent U-19 Euros finals.
Ale told tottenhamhotspur.com: “I’m so excited to be joining Spurs – the club has a fantastic reputation and the ambition that Rehanne (Skinner), the staff and players have is something I wanted to be a part of. I’m looking forward to working with Rehanne again and learning as much as I can. I can’t wait to get started – hopefully I can help the team progress even further this season.”
Head Coach Rehanne Skinner said: “Azzy is a fantastic young player who has made significant progress in her career over the last few years, both in the WSL and youth international teams. I am excited to have her in our squad as she has huge potential which was evident in her contributions last season in the league. Azzy brings with her strong defensive attributes with a desire and ability to get into attacking areas of the pitch which will add value to the team.”