Nikita joined Everton’s Centre of Excellence aged 14 and made her debut at 16 in 2010. Since then, Nikita has gone on to represent England, scoring the winning goal against Portugal at the UEFA Women’s Euro™, in 2017 and becoming England’s top scorer at the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ in 2019, qualifying with six goals. Her performance was recognised by top French side Olympique Lyonnais who signed Nikita in 2019. In 2021, Nikita returned and signed a contract with Arsenal.
Nikita holds the record as all-time leading scorer in the WSL and has also won the 2019-20 UEFA Women’s Champions League, the 2020 Coupe de France and helped England win its first-ever SheBelieves Cup in 2019. Nikita’s accomplishments extend off the pitch, receiving a degree in Sports Development from Liverpool John Moores University.