Manchester United achieve treble of new signings before transfer window closes


Manchester United finalized a trio of international signings late on deadline day in the Women’s Super League, following a dramatic day of transfer activity at the club.

Danish striker Signe Bruun has been loaned out by French giants Lyon for the rest of the season, as Telegraph Sport first revealed, in one of the WSL’s most high-profile arrivals of the January window. . The 2021 Danish Footballer of the Year, 23, has scored 14 times in 19 senior international matches for her country.

England midfielder Jade Moore, 31, has also signed for Manchester United from US club Orlando Pride until the end of the season and Moore, 50 times capped, said it was “great to be back in this league” having previously played for Reading, Notts. County and City of Birmingham in the WSL.

And Manchester United have already confirmed the signing of veteran Republic of Ireland defender Diane Caldwell from North Carolina Courage until the end of the season. Caldwell, 33, is said to have been added in part to provide short-term cover for Manchester United defender Millie Turner, who has been ruled out indefinitely after medicals revealed a problem with an artery in her neck the last week.

Caldwell, a lifelong club fan who has been capped 84 times at senior international level, said: “Today is one of the most special times of my life so far. I am so grateful to be here and I will wear the badge with such pride.”

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