Rosella Ayane is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Tottenham Hotspur. Internationally, Ayane represented England at Under-17 and Under-19 level.
Rosella Ayane was born on March 16, 1996, in Reading, England. She started her career with Chelsea after coming through the club’s Centre of Excellence. She began in the youth system, in 2012 she was a part of the Chelsea U17 that won the league and cup double. She made her first-team debut in August 2013 against Doncaster Rovers Belles and Chelsea won. Three more appearances followed against Everton, Bristol City, and Notts County before Rosella Ayane was selected as part of Chelsea’s squad for the 2013 International Women’s Club Championship, she played twice as Chelsea finished second.
Rosella Ayane was loaned out in 2015 to Millwall. After a few months with Millwall, she returned to her parent club. 2016 saw a loan move to Bristol City, with whom she made nine appearances and scored three goals in all competitions. A few weeks after leaving Bristol, she was loaned out as Everton became her fourth career club.
In August 2017, Rosella Ayane joined Cypriot First Division side Apollon Limassol. She scored on her debut for the club, getting the opening goal in a 4–0 home win in the first match of Group 5 in the 2017–18 UEFA Women’s Champions League qualifying round against NSA Sofia. On the second matchday, versus Noroc Nimoreni of Moldova, she scored a hat-trick in a 5–0 victory. In total, she scored nineteen goals in nineteen games in all competitions in her debut season.
On 18 August 2018, Rosella Ayane completed a move to rejoin former loan club Bristol City. One goal in eighteen appearances followed across 2018–19.
In July 2019, Rosella Ayane moved across the FA WSL to the newly-promoted Tottenham Hotspur. Her first appearance for Tottenham was against Everton as a substitute on September 13, 2020, and her first goal came in a game against Aston Villa on December 13, 2020.