Mike Phelan to leave Manchester United coaching team

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Mike Phelan and two caoch will not be part of Manchester United coaching staff after the appointment of Erik Ten Hag.

Mike Phelan and other backroom staff will leave Manchester United coaching team following the appointment of new manager Erik Ten Hag.

Phelan played and assisted under Sir Alex Ferguson and also returned to the club to assist former manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer.

The 59-years-old may continue might continue as a staff in Manchester United depending on outcome discussion but will definitely will not be part of the coaching staff.

first-team coaches Chris Armas and Ewan Sharp and psychologist Sascha Lense brought in by former interim manager Ralf Rangnick will also leave the club.

Sportscliffs understands that goalkeeper coach Richard Hartis and set-piece specialist Eric Ramsay are staying on.

The club declined to comment on Tuesday and said discussions with staff members over their future roles are ongoing.

United confirmed on Monday that Mitchell van der Gaag and Steve McClaren will be Ten Hag’s assistants, and it’s understood that a new first-team coach is also set to join the staff.

Speaking in his first interview with the media Erik Ten Hag reveal his plans for Manchester United.

‘” said this is the project, to bring Man United back on top, but also we have to accept the current situation we are in,” Ten Hag said in a club interview.

“First of all, Man United belong in the Champions League, so that will be the first target.”



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