United Women sign Rachel Williams

Tuesday 12 July 2022 13:00

Manchester United Women are delighted to announce the signing of forward Rachel Williams on a contract running until the end of the 2023/24 season.

The vastly experienced attacker reunites with head coach Marc Skinner, having previously worked together at Birmingham City Women from 2017 to 2019, and has had top-flight spells with Doncaster Rovers Belles, Chelsea Women, Notts County Ladies and most recently Tottenham Hotspur Women.

The 34-year-old attacker joins United with 13 international caps for the Lionesses and was part of Team GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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On signing, Rachel said: “I’m very pleased to join this fantastic club.

"It’s a big opportunity that’s been handed to me and I’m looking forward to getting started. United have a good squad and I’m excited to work with these girls for the coming season.

"I’ll bring my experience of this league to the group, together with my one hundred per cent work rate and desire to win every game - I can guarantee that."

Marc Skinner added: "It is great to have Rachel join us at this exciting time for the team.

"She offers a wealth of experience and knowledge, to which she can help enhance the performance of individual players and the team.

"Her character will be a key part of the long-term vision to give us the tools for success.”