Freddie Ljungberg is new Arsenal U-23 coach

Last Updated: Jun 12 2018 18:14

FOOTBALL- Nearly after four years, Freddie Ljungberg has returned to Premier League club Arsenal as Under-23 coach.

Ljungberg played for Arsenal from 1998 to 2007 and helped the English giants win the Premier League twice and the FA Cup three times. He scored 46 goals in 216 appearances for the club.

“I’m delighted to be returning to the club. Arsenal has always been a special place for me and I’m really excited at this opportunity to work with our under-23 team,” Ljungberg said on Tuesday.

“I look forward to working with the talented young players we have at the club.

He last returned to Arsenal as Under-15 coach in 2014.

Arsenal’s new Academy chief Per Mertesacker said: “It’s great to have Freddie back at the club.”