Manchester United is on the verge of a professional vrouwenelftal. The ‘Mancunians’ have filed a request at the English football association FA.
The new team of United come to an agreement of the FA on the second level of the Women’s Super League (WSL 2), reports the club Wednesday night on his website.
The new team will have its games play on training facilities ‘The Cliff’, where the regular youth teams of United are finished.
Director Ed Woodward is delighted with the first professional women’s team ever in the history of United. “We are very pleased that we can announce. We want more talents a chance to work up in the top of women’s football.”
Manchester United is the last British football club with a vrouwenelftal. Stadgenoot City, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur were the ‘Red Devils’ already.
At Arsenal, which plays in the highest division of women’s football in England, are, among others, Vivianne Miedema, Sari van Veenendaal, Dominique Janssen and Daniëlle van de Donk under the contract.
The four Orange-internationals won last week with the ‘Gunners’ the Continental Tyres Cup (the League Cup for vrouwenteams).