Tobin Heath became the latest high-profile American arrival in the Women’s Super League after signing for Manchester United on Wednesday.
The 32-year-old winger, who was shortlisted for the world player of the year award last year, has previously played in Europe with Paris Saint-Germain in 2013 and ’14. She has spent the past seven seasons with Portland Thorns.
Manchester City Women has signed two U.S. internationals for this season- Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis. Heath is also contracted until the end of the season.
“I’m looking forward to the challenge of competing in England, playing with and against some of the best players in the world,” said Heath, who has played 168 times for the United States.
Man United manager Casey Stoney called Heath – a two-time winner of the World Cup and the Olympic tournament – a…