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OFFICIAL: Manchester United sign new goalkeeper

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 12/07/2019

Manchester United have announced the signing of a new goalkeeper Mary Earps for the club’s women’s team.

The 26-year-old spent last season at Wolfsburg having moved to Germany, following two years at Reading, and only made three appearances during the last campaign.

Earps who has had spells at various Women's Super League sides including Reading, Bristol and Birmingham and was a member of the England squad to the recently concluded FIFA Women’s World Cup in France 

A statement on the club’s official website reads, "Manchester United is delighted to confirm the signing of Mary Earps for the club’s women’s team.

"The 26-year-old goalkeeper spent the 2018/19 season with German side VfL Wolfsburg and was most recently part of the England women’s national team that participated in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

"Earps has also had spells at several Women’s Super League sides, having spent time at Reading, Bristol and Birmingham in recent years. Earps was part of the Lionesses squad that finished fourth at this summer’s Women’s World Cup in France.”

Mary Earps told the club’s website: "I’m delighted to have signed for Manchester United. Something special is happening at the club and I’m excited to become a part of that. I feel like this is the perfect place for me to reach the next level in my career. I can’t wait to get started!”

Earps, who has had spells at various Women's Super League sides including Reading, Bristol and Birmingham.

United's first game of the new campaign is against Manchester City and will be played at the Etihad on Saturday, September 7.
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