Liverpool Women have signed defender Taylor Hinds from Everton.
The 21-year-old full-back spent two-and-a-half seasons with Everton having previously came through the ranks at Arsenal.
Hinds is an England youth international and identified the 'great vibe' she received from manager Vicky Jepson during talks and is targeting an instant promotion after Liverpool were relegated on points-per-game last season.
“When I first got talking to Vicky I got a great vibe off her," Hinds said.
"She wants to get all my confidence out. It’s an important season for the team as well as myself. We want to be back in the WSL 1 and I want to help get the team promoted.
“I’m excited to be a part of it. There’s a lot of talent here, there’s quite a few youngsters and we just need to thrive off that.
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"Hopefully we do get promoted, that’s everyone’s aim, that’s what everyone wants so that should help the motivation of everyone in the team.”
She added: “I’m so happy to be here, I’m happy to be a Red and already it’s been overwhelming, everyone has been so welcoming.
“I just can’t wait for the season to get started. I love Liverpool as a place and I know the fans here are brilliant so I can’t wait to make myself proud, my family proud and the fans proud.”
Everton had already signed defenders Poppy Pattinson and Moe Wold this summer and continued to strengthen their back-line after the departure of Hinds today.
Willie Kirk secured the signing of 23-year-old Danish centre-back Rikke Sevecke from FC Fleury 91 in France.
Sevecke - a full Danish international - came through the youth ranks at Brondby and joined Fleury in 2015. She has also played American college football with University of Northwestern Ohio.
Sevecke is the second Denmark international to join Everton this summer following the arrival forward Nicoline Sorensen.
"I'm super excited to join Everton on my next step and I'm looking forward to the professional setup and level that the WSL has to offer," Sevecke said.
"I can't wait to get started and work with [manager] Willie Kirk and the team to reach our goals for the upcoming season."