Arsenal under-23s appoint new coach following Steve Bould departure

Kevin Betsy has been appointed because the new Arsenal under-23s head coach, understands. Reports emerged earlier in the summertime suggesting that Betsy, the present England Under-18s supervisor, was a robust contender for the function and has realized that he was the primary managerial goal for academy chief Per Mertesacker. The 43-year-old can be seeking to comply with on within the hallowed footsteps of the all-time Arsenal nice, and take the London Colney set as much as new heights producing the following wave of thrilling expertise. Bould, who spent 33 years at Arsenal, first arrived at Highbury in 1988 and went on to function 372 occasions for Arsenal successful three league titles, the FA Cup, the League Cup and the European Cup Winners’ Cup. The 58-year-old undertook numerous teaching roles on the Gunners following his retirement as a participant in 2000, and began off as youth academy coach in 2001 incomes his badges. Having impressed because the Under-18s supervisor, successful the 2008/09, 2009/10 Under-18s Premier League and 2008/08 FA Youth Cup, Bould turned the new first-team assistant supervisor in 2012 working alongside Arsene Wenger. He then swapped roles with Freddie Ljungberg in 2019 which noticed the Swede act as interim head coach and Bould take management of the Under-23s. Do you need an unique pre-season Arsenal preview – each in your inbox and thru your letterbox? Head over right here to search out out extra and safe your copy!

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