Lisa Naalsund signs for United Women

Tuesday 24 January 2023 15:00

Manchester United Women are delighted to announce the signing of 27-year-old Norwegian international midfielder Lisa Naalsund on a contract running until the end of the 2025/26 season.

Lisa joins United from SK Brann, where she spent four seasons with the Toppserien side, winning two league titles in the process. 

On the international stage, Lisa made her full Norway debut in 2021, when she replaced her now Reds team-mate Vilde Boe Risa against Sweden, having represented her country at every age group from Under-15. 
Lisa Naalsund | The signing interview Video

Lisa Naalsund | The signing interview

What can United fans expect from Lisa? The Norwegian provides an insight in her first interview as a Red...

Lisa Naalsund said: “Manchester United is a great football club and I’m very excited to be here. The club is full of nice people and I’m really looking forward to playing in front of the amazing fans. 

“It’s great to come to a club that has everything to play for this season – I love that. It’s going to be great!” 

Marc Skinner, head coach, added: “We’re excited to welcome Lisa to Manchester United, where she will bring a wealth of top-level experience, playing in the heart of midfield. 

“Her mentality, box-to-box driving runs and desire to win will continue to add a variance of skill and quality to the team. We look forward to integrating her into our group.” 
Polly Bancroft, head of women’s football, commented: “We are delighted to welcome a proven winner in Lisa to our group. 

“Securing her signature further cements the club’s ambition to finish as high up the WSL table as possible and take that next step we all desire.”