Former Sweden midfielder Freddie Ljungberg has give up as assistant coach of Arsenal, the English membership stated Saturday.
The 43-year-old Ljungberg took the choice as a result of he wished to “progress my administration expertise” after two years on the membership the place he additionally performed from 1998-2007.
He returned to Arsenal in June 2018 in a training capability, firstly with the under-23 staff after which with the seniors. Ljungberg additionally had a month as caretaker supervisor between the firing of Unai Emery and the hiring of Mikel Arteta final December.
“We’re actually unhappy to see Freddie depart as we all know how a lot he loves Arsenal,” technical director Edu stated. “Nevertheless, we all know he has had varied alternatives over the past 12 months and caught to the job at Arsenal.
“Now he has the chance to think about different choices, and it is sensible for his profession at the moment.”
Ljungberg has helped younger gamers like Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Reiss Nelson, Bukayo Saka and Joe Willock transition to Arsenal’s first staff.
“I do know I’ll be going through him on the touchline sooner or later,” Arteta stated of Ljungberg.
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