Gary Walker, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s 'assistant', leaves Man United after 11 years

Gary Walker, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s 'assistant', leaves Man United after 11 years

- Gary Walker has disclosed he is quitting his coaching job at Manchester United

- The football tactician worked under five different managers at Old Trafford as head of strength and conditioning for 11 years

- Walker will be joining MLS outfit FC Cincinnati where he has been named

Gary Walker is set to leave his coaching role at Manchester United in the coming days.

The Mirror claims Walker, who has been Man United’s head of strength and conditioning for 11 years, will be MLS outfit FC Cincinnati where he has been named as Director of Sports Performance.

Walker teamed up with Man United in March 2008 and was promoted in July 2010.

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At the last count, the football tactician worked under five managers at Old Trafford, and took to the social media to reveal he was leaving the EPL club.

Walker also found time to appreciate all the managers he worked with and wished Ole Gunnar Solskjaer better days ahead.

"I've had some amazing experiences at Man Utd and made some incredible friends and memories.

"A huge thank you to all of the managers, staff and players that I have worked with.

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"I wish Ole and the lads all the best for the end of the season and huge success in the future. Now onto the next challenge,” Walker summed up.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Eric Bailly suffered an injury during international duty and was substituted during a Group H AFCON qualifying match.

Bailly was in action for Ivory Coast in their last Group H Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers match against Rwanda.

He scored Ivory Coast's second goal as The Elephants stunned the East African side 3-0 to cement their qualification for the continental competition.

However, the defender had to be substituted late into the game after a nasty collision with an opponent.

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