Man Utd Women sign Canadian international Jayde Riviere

Man Utd's new signing,Jayde Riviere
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Manchester United have signed 21-year-old Canadian international defender Jayde Riviere on a contract through to the end of next season.

Riviere has 36 caps for Canada and was part of their gold medal-winning team at the 2020 Olympics.

Riviere told “I am a huge Manchester United fan, so this is a dream come true for me to sign here.

“I’m really looking forward to developing and learning at this huge football club, and I can’t wait to use all my playing attributes to help us achieve our joint goals on the pitch.”

Head coach Marc Skinner commented: “Jayde is an exciting young player who matches the long-term version of Manchester United, and our continued belief in nurturing the best young talent in the game.

“We have been monitoring Jayde for a long time and believe she has the attributes to become an excellent footballer.

“We are delighted she has signed her first professional contract with us and look forward to seeing the quality she will add to the group.”

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