Man Utd Women sign Scotland international midfielder Emma Watson

Man Utd's new signing, Emma Watson
Emma Watson (11 Scotland) crosses the ball during the match with Costa Rica. (James Whitehead / SPP)

Manchester United have signed 17-year-old Scotland international midfielder Emma Watson from Rangers on a permanent deal.

Watson’s senior Scotland debut came against Australia on 7 April 2023, four days later she scored twice in a 4-0 win over Costa Rica.

She made her first-team debut for Rangers aged just 15 and opened her account with a goal the same season in the Scottish Women’s Premier League Cup.

Playing in the UEFA Women’s Champions League last season, she found the net against Benfica.

Emma Watson told:“I’m absolutely delighted to sign for Manchester United. It’s a huge club with a lot of history and I cannot wait to get started.

“I’m really excited to learn and to play alongside some great players.

“I’ll give everything to this team and I’m looking forward to pulling on the red jersey.”

Head coach Marc Skinner said: “Emma is an extremely exciting young talent who will add energy and enthusiasm to our squad.

“Emma plays with a maturity beyond her years and arrives in Manchester with international and Champions League experience.

“We look forward to watching Emma continue her development within our team, over the coming seasons.”

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