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Brighton Women sign Thorisdottir from Man Utd

Brighton Women have signed defender Maria Thorisdottir from Manchester United.

The 30-year-old started her football career at local side Klepp in Norway, but retired in 2012 to play handball in the elite division in Norway

In 2014 she returned to football and signed for Chelsea in 2017, twice winning the WSL as well as the FA Cup in 2018 and the League Cup and Community Shield in 2020.

Thorisdottir headed to Manchester in 2021 and has been a regular for United over the past three seasons.

She has won more than 60 caps for Norway and took part in the 2015 and 2019 World Cups and the European Championships in 2017 and 2022.

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