Manchester United The women announced the acquisition of a couple of much-needed additions on Saturday, strengthening the midfield and defense ahead of what they hope will be a good sign and qualification for the UEFA Women’s. Champions League.
Canadian and former University of Michigan player Jayde Riviere signed a contract with the club until Summer 2025. At 21-years-old, the defender offers a lot of promise for the coming years , but he already knows football at the highest level. With his national team, Riviere became an Olympic Gold Medalist at the Tokyo 2020 games, and twice joined the runners-up in the CONCACAF competition.
“I’m a big Manchester United fan, so it’s a dream come true for me to sign here,” he said. his first interview since joining the club. “I’m really looking forward to developing and learning at this great football club, and I can’t wait to use all my playing qualities to help us achieve our collective goals on the pitch.”
But that’s not all!
Shortly after the first announcement, United confirmed the loan signing of Paris Saint-Germain and France, Estelle Cascarino.
Cascarino has appeared in some of the strongest sides of PSG and Lyon in his professional career, and his search for regular football takes him to the capital of France, and finally to Carrington where he joins the Reds for the remainder of the 2022/23 season.
“I’m very happy and excited to be here,” Cascarino said. “I want to grow as a player and a person, and help the team to win trophies. On the field I am a fighter and I like to help the team in attack and defense. I can’t wait to start here in England.”
With United currently second in the FA Women’s Super League table, there is hope, and perhaps more importantly confidence, now more than ever. time they can challenge for silver and the best in England. In order to do this, the team had to be strengthened this season, and it seems that they have done so with these two moves.