Just In: Manchester United promote ex-player, Darren Fletcher to 1st team coaching staff! See Ole’s reaction!

Thirteen-time Premier League champions, Manchester United have promoted former, midfielder, Darren Fletcher to the team’s first-team coaching crew under manager, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer.

Darren Fletcher has been coaching the Red’s under-16 team since October 2020 but he will now be part of Solsjaer’s coaching crew on a full-time basis.

The former Scottish international played for Manchester United between 2003 and 2015 with quite a of titles which include: five Premier League titles, one FA Cup, two League Cups, the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup in 2008.

A club statement reads;

Manchester United is pleased to announce that Darren Fletcher will join the first-team coaching staff.

Darren spent 20 years with the club as a player after coming through the Academy to make over 340 first-team appearances between 2003 and 2015.

He has been coaching the Under-16s since October and will now join the first-team staff full-time.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, while reacting to the development said Fletcher has the DNA of the club and he knows what it means to be a Manchester United player.
He said;
Darren has the United DNA running through his veins and he knows exactly what it takes to be a Manchester United player.

He is at the start of his coaching career and his experience both on and off the pitch along with his winning mentality, commitment and hard work will be a great addition to the staff.

Darren Fletcher also reacted to his promotion to the first team’s coach.
In his words;
It’s a very exciting time for this young team and I am looking forward to taking the next steps in my coaching career by working with Ole and his staff.”
Fletcher should be make his debut as a first-team coach staff when the Red Devils take on rival, Manchester City in the 1st leg of the Carabao Cup semi-finals.

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