Manchester United Women sign experienced forward Rachel Williams

Man Utd's new signing, Rachel Williams
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Manchester United Women have signed 34-year-old former Spurs forward Rachel Williams on a two-year contract.

Williams was with United head coach Marc Skinner at Birmingham City Women and also played in the WSL for Doncaster Rovers Belles, Chelsea and Notts County, while internationally she has 13 caps for the Lionesses and played at the 2012 Olympics.

Williams told “I’m very pleased to join this fantastic club.

“It’s a big opportunity that’s been handed to me and I’m looking forward to getting started. United have a good squad and I’m excited to work with these girls for the coming season.

“I’ll bring my experience of this league to the group, together with my one hundred per cent work rate and desire to win every game – I can guarantee that.”

Marc Skinner added: “It is great to have Rachel join us at this exciting time for the team.

“She offers a wealth of experience and knowledge, to which she can help enhance the performance of individual players and the team.

“Her character will be a key part of the long-term vision to give us the tools for success.”

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