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Lotta Okvist signs for United Women

Tuesday 20 August 2019 14:00

Manchester United is delighted to confirm the signing of Lotta Okvist for the club’s women’s team.

The 22-year-old defender spent the 2018/19 season with Swedish side Hammarby IF FF and represents Sweden at Under-23 level.

Lotta Ökvist said: “I’m excited to be joining Manchester United, it’s a special club and I can’t wait for the opportunity to develop as a player here. I’m confident in my ability and I hope to contribute a lot to the team during this first season in one of the most competitive leagues.

“One of the main reasons for me choosing to come to United was to get to work under Casey Stoney; I think she is a fantastic coach and also a person who cares about her players. I really can’t wait to get started.”

Casey Stoney said: “Lotta is a talented Swedish Under-23 international with huge potential and great character. She will add good balance and depth to our squad, and as a left-back she has great attacking qualities that will fit well with the way we like to play; we’re really happy to have her on board with us.”

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