Steve McClaren has been confirmed as one in every of Erik ten Hag’s assistant coaches at Manchester United alongside Mitchell van der Gaag.
The previous England supervisor, who was Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant at Previous Trafford between 1999 and 2001, has not been seen in a training function since he managed QPR within the 2018/19 season, though he was a technical director at Derby for 9 months till final September.
McClaren has earlier expertise of working with new United boss Ten Hag – who takes over from Ralf Rangnick on Monday – with the Dutch head coach performing as the previous Middlesbrough supervisor’s assistant at FC Twente.
The 61-year-old was a member of United’s teaching employees throughout one of the profitable durations of their historical past. His first half season underneath Ferguson’s wing at Previous Trafford noticed the membership win the treble in 1999, whereas United additionally received league titles with McClaren within the dugout in 2000 and 2001.
After managing Middlesbrough to a 2004 Carling Cup triumph, he was then made a coach for the England nationwide staff, earlier than turning into everlasting Three Lions boss after the 2006 World Cup.
England’s failure to qualify for Euro 2008 with McClaren as supervisor led to his sacking by the FA, and he then took up head coach roles within the Netherlands with Twente and in Germany with VfL Wolfsburg, earlier than returning to his house nation to handle Nottingham Forest, Derby County, Newcastle and QPR.
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