Manchester United Women sign defender Diane Caldwell

Manchester United's new signing, Diane Caldwell
Diane Caldwell in action for Republic of Ireland. (Photo: Oisin Keniry/Oisin Keniry)

Manchester United have signed Republic of Ireland international defender Diane Caldwell until the end of the season.

The 33-year-old, who has 84 caps for Ireland, spent the 2021 season with North Carolina Courage.

Diane Caldwell told manutd.com“Today is one of the most special moments in my life so far. As a lifelong United fan, it’s a dream to sign for the club and it’s a big moment for me and my family. I’m so grateful to be here and will wear the badge with so much pride. The team are in great form, playing attractive football, and Marc is doing a fantastic job; I just can’t wait to meet everyone and get straight down to business on the pitch.”

Marc Skinner said: “Diane joins us as an experienced international defender who will really add to our back line during this second half of the season. She has great composure and versality, and I have no doubt that she will be a fantastic asset to the team during her time here. Diane is also a great character, I always talk about having the right people in our environment, and she is the ultimate professional who possesses those important traits and leadership skills which will help continue to develop the incredible team spirit within this group.”

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