Manchester United Women sign Lucy Staniforth

Man United'snew signing, Lucy Staniforth
Photo: Paul Currie for The FA

Manchester United Women have signed 27-year-old midfielder Lucy Staniforth on a two-year deal following the conclusion of her contract at Birmingham City.

Staniforth has made 16 senior appearances for the England, was part of their squad for the 2019 World Cup and 2020 SheBelieves Cup.

Lucy Staniforth told manutd.com: “I’m really happy to have signed with Manchester United; it’s the biggest club in the world and I’m so proud to be part of it. I’ve been impressed with the performances from last season and the club’s future ambitions. I wanted to come here to win trophies and make history with this club, and I’m just excited to get started.”

Head coach Casey Stoney said: “I’m thrilled to have Lucy join United; she is a fantastic player who will add great depth to the strong midfield department we have built at the club. Lucy has so much experience in the women’s game, having made her senior debut at 16 years old, and I know she can utilise that experience for us both on and off the pitch.

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