Manchester United have announced that Lauren James has signed her first professional contract with the club.
The England U-19 international joined United when the team was formed in July 2018. She has made 39 appearances and scored 24 goals in all competitions for the club.
Lauren James said:
“I’m really happy to have signed a professional contract at United; it’s a really proud moment for me and my family. The club has big ambitions and I’m excited to be a part of that. I’m still young and learning all the time under Casey and the coaching staff and I hope I can continue my development here for years to come. ”
Head Coach Casey Stoney said:
“Lauren is an exceptional talent; she is one of the most technically gifted players I have worked with. It’s great to see her sign her first professional contract at this club and I have no doubt that if she continues to work hard she will have a bright future ahead of her.”