Manchester United Female Team signs England forward Alessia Russo
Manchester United women team have completed the signing of England forward Alessia Russo, the information was made known by Manchester United manager Casey Stoney. Alessia Russo said she joined Manchester United because of the vision of the head coach, she said the vision made her joined to the Red Devils.
The 21-year-old has signed a two-year contract, with an option to extend his contract with time, she will be with the Women’s Super League side for the 2020/21 season. The player arrived after spending three years at North Carolina Tar Heels, studying at the University of North Carolina.
According to Alessia, she said: “I first spoke to Casey [Stoney] in the summer and her vision was really inspiring and reeled me in.” “I’ve always been a fan of Manchester United and, now they’ve got a women’s team, I can’t wait to start.” “I would love to compete for trophies for Manchester United, that’s always been my ambition. To compete for [a place in the] Champions League, I think that’s our target, so there’s a big season ahead,” the ex-Chelsea youngster, who was named in England’s latest squad on Tuesday conclused.
Russo has so far scored 28 goals in 57 appearances for her college side in the United States where she has spent three years. She said: “Playing in America was a great experience, I loved every minute of it. Playing and adapting to the American style, I think it is what I needed in my game.” “They’re very based on their athleticism, their power and their strength, so it was good to add another aspect into my game.” The men’s team are currently chasing Borussia Dortmund star player Jadon sancho as they have stepped up their move for the player ahead of the 2020/21 EPL season.