Jess Sigsworth Extends Manchester United Deal24 Jun, 2020
Posted at 15:56h in News
Jess Sigsworth has signed a new contract at Manchester United until the end of the 2020-21 season the club announced on Wednesday morning.
The 25-year-old joined the club from Doncaster Rovers Belles during United’s formation in 2018.
She has scored 22 goals in 48 games for the club and helped them to fourth in the WSL in the 2019-20 season before the league was curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sigsworth has also represented England at under 17, 18, 20 and 23 level.
Speaking to the club website on her new contract she said “I love this club; as a kid growing up supporting Manchester United it was always a dream for me to one day be a part of its amazing history. Signing a new deal is a proud moment for me and I am really excited to continue my journey here. I just can’t wait to be back out there playing for the badge next season.”
United boss Casey Stoney added “Jess is United through and through, so it’s great to see her sign a new contract with the club. She is a great talent and has a remarkable work ethic; I see the commitment she gives every day in training, always pushing herself and others which is pleasing to see. I’m looking forward to continuing our work with Jess throughout the next year.”
Sigsworth follows Amy Turner and Kirsty Hanson in signing new deals at Manchester United ahead of the new Women’s Super League season.