Signing news: Victory nab US forward Jenkins for 2019/20 Season

Melbourne Victory have confirmed their second international signing on Wednesday, with American youngster Darian Jenkins on board for the Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season.

The 24-year-old played for Reign FC in the NWSL in 2019, while she has also featured for North Carolina Courage.

A striker with speed and strong skills, Jenkins has represented the USA at all youth levels.

“I’m beyond excited to be joining Melbourne Victory,” said Jenkins.

“I’m truly looking forward to getting to know the team, coaching staff and the community to continue building on the success they had last year.

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“I want to thank MVFC for giving me this opportunity and I can’t wait to kick things off.”

Jenkins finished as Reign FC’s third-highest scorer in 2019, including a match-winning brace against Orlando Pride which saw her named the NWSL Player of the Week in Round 21.

At Reign FC she played alongside Westfield Matildas Steph Catley and Lydia Williams.

Current Melbourne Victory W-League squad

Teigen ALLEN, Melina AYRES, Angela BEARD, Laura BROCK, Polly DORAN, Casey DUMONT, Natasha DOWIE (c), Alexandra GUMMER, Haley HANSON, Amy JACKSON, Annalie LONGO, Melissa MAIZELS, Grace MAHER, Jenna McCORMICK, Lia PRIVITELLI, Emma ROBERS, Rosie SUTTON, Darian JENKINS

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