Speaking at a girls’ tournament in Manchester, she told Sky Sports News HQ: “We’ve still got some issues and barriers to girls being able to find a team to take their careers forward.
“Unfortunately to date the club haven’t wanted to do that. The size of a Premier League club like Manchester United should think about having a women’s team because these girls in future need to have a club.
She added: “I know an awful lot of top clubs, when touring, feel they need to have a women’s side to play the women’s team of the country they are visiting.
Sky and our business partners may use your information to contact you about products and services you may like. By pressing submit you are indicating your agreement to this unless you tick the box to opt out.