Tottenham have signed striker Bethany England from Chelsea on a three-and-a-half-year contract until June 2026.
The 28-year-old England joined Chelsea from Doncaster Belles in 2016 and went on to score 74 goals in 164 appearances.
The England international was part of the Lionesses winning squad at Euro 2022 and scored 11 goals in 21 games.
In a post on Twitter, England said: “It has been the greatest honor to play for this incredible club which has been my home for seven years.
“Everyone knows how much I love Chelsea, and the club will always hold a special place in my heart.”
Blues manager Emma Hayes paid tribute, saying: “Beth has done the club a huge service. She leaves behind a winner and a Chelsea legend.”
England, who won nine major trophies in their time at Chelsea, were also named Chelsea Player of the Year, Barclays FA Women’s Super League Player of the Season and Players’ Player of the Year. the PFA in the 2019-20 season.
“She has contributed to all of our successes over the past seven years. We wish her the best for the next stage of her career,” added Hayes.
The striker has scored a total of 55 goals in 115 Women’s Super League (WSL) appearances and will now wear the number 19 shirt at Spurs.
England will be hoping to cement their place in Sarina Wiegman’s squad for the 2023 World Cup later this year, having scored six goals in the qualifiers.
Spurs are eighth in the WSL and England added: “The club have a lot of ambition and hopefully I can add to that and hopefully get the club to where they want to be.
“It will certainly be a challenge, different for me to go from blue to white after obviously spending so long at Chelsea.
“But I’m excited for it and it’s something I’m going to savor, a challenge I’m going to take on with open arms.”