United Women sign Aissatou Tounkara

Wednesday 10 August 2022 14:00

Manchester United Women can today confirm the signing of French international Aissatou Tounkara on a contract running until the end of the 2023/24 season.

Aissatou swaps Spain for England, having spent four seasons with Primera Division Femenina side Atletico de Madrid Femenino. 

The 27-year-old defender featured for France at this summer’s UEFA Women’s European Championships, reaching the semi-final stage of the competition.
Announcing Aissatou Video

Announcing Aissatou

Welcome to Manchester United Women, Aissatou Tounkara...

On signing, Aissatou said: “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.” 
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.”