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Mikel Arteta names coaching assistants

by Koolkola

Mikel Arteta has named his coaching assistants today. This was revealed in a post on the club website, with Freddie Ljungberg being the biggest news on the list.

Freddie Ljungberg will remain in the first team as assistant coach and is joined by Albert Stuivenberg.

The Dutchman, who has been coaching since 1992, was alongside Louis van Gaal at Manchester United. He is currently assistant manager of the Wales team with Ryan Giggs and will continue in this role as well as his Arsenal duties until after the European Championship in the summer.

Steve Round is also joining the club as an assistant coach.

Steve has coached with Middlesbrough, Newcastle, Everton, Manchester United and England. He has also been Director of Football at Aston Villa.

Inaki Cana Pavon comes in as goalkeeping coach from Brentford to work with Sal Bibbo.

Inaki previously worked in Spain and Denmark after starting his playing career at Barcelona.

Mikel Arteta expressed his happiness with his new assistants and believes they are key to getting the club back to winning ways.

He said:”I am delighted to have this talented group of coaches alongside me. They bring a great mix of experience and fresh thinking. Along with the talented people we have in the club already they will be key people to get us back to winning ways.”

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