Manchester United announced today, Monday, that its former player, Darren Fletcher, has joined the coaching staff of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The former Scottish spent 20 years at United since joining the team’s academy, and retired in 2019.
He fought with the Red Devils more than 340 games between 2003 and 2015, and in that period won 5 Premier League titles and also a Champions League, among many other achievements.
“I am happy to be back at the club, as part of the first team’s coaching staff,” said Fletcher, in statements carried by the British newspaper “The Sun”.
He continued: “It is an exciting time for this young team, and I look forward to my next steps in my coaching career, working with Ole (Solskjaer) and the rest of the team.”
Solskjaer said, “Darren has United’s DNA and knows very well what it takes to become a player here … He is at the start of his coaching career, his experience on and off the field, plus his victorious mindset, commitment and hard work, will be a strong addition to the team.”