English giants Manchester United has appointed Mitchell van der Gaag and Steve McClaren as Erik ten Hag’s assistant coaches.
The trio was in attendance to look at the membership’s closing recreation of the season the place they misplaced to Crystal Palace; a present that gave them a sign of what they wanted to kind out in the summertime earlier than the beginning of a brand new marketing campaign.
An announcement from United famous: “Manchester United is delighted to announce the appointment of Mitchell van der Gaag and Steve McClaren as Erik ten Hag’s assistant coaches, as the brand new supervisor’s backroom group takes form.
“Van der Gaag and McClaren, who have been in attendance at United’s closing recreation of the season at Crystal Palace, have loved extremely profitable spells alongside Ten Hag, and each convey a wealth of European expertise and hands-on teaching experience to United.”
Van der Gaag who spent the final yr as Ten Hag’s assistant at Ajax has his appointment topic to Governing Physique Endorsement from the FA and a UK visa. He beforehand loved a two-year spell in command of the Amsterdam membership’s reserve facet. His enjoying profession included the expertise of British soccer, with two years within the Scottish high flight with Motherwell.
McClaren was by Sir Alex Ferguson’s facet for the conclusion of the wonderful Treble marketing campaign, and United received the Premier League in every of McClaren’s three seasons as Sir Alex’s assistant supervisor.