Mikel Arteta names coaching crew with Ljungberg becoming assistant at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta names coaching crew with Ljungberg becoming assistant at Arsenal

- Arsenal have named two former Man United coaches in their backroom staff

- The two include Albert Stuivenberg who worked as Van Gaal’s assistant at United from 2014 to 2016

- The move comes just days after Arteta was named the Gunners' new permanent manager

Arsenal have confirmed Freddie Ljungberg will form part of Mikel Arteta's coaching staff at the club.

Arteta was named new Arsenal boss on Friday, December 20, permanently succeeding Unai Emery who was axed at the end of November.

Emery's departure ushered in Ljungberg's stint on interim capacity as the Gunners entered the market in search of a new manager.

The arrival of Arteta therefore threw Ljungberg's future at the Emirates into uncertainty, with many contending he would leave.

However, the Gunners have moved to resolve the impasse after announcing the Swede will join Arteta as assistant boss.

Albert Stuivenberg, who worked as Louis van Gaal’s assistant at Manchester United from 2014 to 2016 has also been included in the backroom staff.

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The Dutchman is currently Wales assistant coach and will be expected to keep the role ahead of Euro 2020.

Others who have joined the team include Steve Round, who will also work as an assistant to Arteta and Inaki Cana Pavon has been brought in as a goalkeeping coach and will work alongside Sal Bibbo.

Round is understood to have a wealth of experience in coaching after positions with top clubs including Everton and Manchester United.

Meanwhile, the team will be seeking to turn around Arsenal's fortunes following the club's difficult start to the new season.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Arsenal new boss Mikel Arteta completed his first signing after handing club youngster Harry Clarke a new long term deal.

The 37-year-old tactician signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with the Gunners this month as replacement for Unai Emery.

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