Jacynta Galabadaarachchi (left) playing against her former club Melbourne

West Ham United Women have signed Australian forward Jacynta Galabadaarachchi from Perth Glory.

The 18-year-old played five times for Perth after moving last year from Melbourne, who she helped win the W-League title.

Galabadaarachchi has played for her country at Under-17 level and went to a senior training camp in 2017.

“I have wanted to play in England since I was eight-years-old and my dream has finally come true,” she said.

West Ham head coach Matt Beard told the club website: