Manchester United have signed French international Aissatou Tounkara on a two-year contract after her four seasons at Atletico de Madrid.
The 27-year-old defender told manutd.com: “I am very happy and honoured to join such a prestigious team as Manchester United.
“I can’t wait to start this new challenge and join my team-mates.”
Head coach Marc Skinner added: “Aissatou is a player we had been monitoring for a while and are delighted to now bring her to the football club.
“She will offer vital Champions League and European competition experience to our younger players, and a real maturity to our all-round defensive play.
“We now look forward to embedding Aissatou into our squad during pre-season.”