Rio Ferdinand believes Steve McClaren could be a smart backroom addition for brand new Manchester United supervisor Erik Ten Hag.
The 52-year-old is ready to take cost of United on the finish of the season, although talks are nonetheless ongoing concerning his backroom workers at Previous Trafford.
United are nonetheless engaged on a deal to nominate present Ajax quantity two, Mitchell van der Gaag, as assistant supervisor, with Ten Hag additionally eager to rent his backroom workers with additional appointments.
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McClaren, a former Sir Alex Ferguson assistant and England supervisor, has been closely touted for a return to Previous Trafford this summer time. In addition to working underneath legendary boss Ferguson, he is a former colleague of Ten Hag who was his assistant at FC Twente.
United have typically been criticised for appointing former gamers to roles on the membership, however Ferdinand, who was selling theWeAre8 social media platform, believes McClaren could be a worthy acquisition as a part of the brand new regime.
“If I used to be him, I might need somebody who is aware of the panorama,” Ferdinand advised the Manchester Night Information. “I feel it might be a plus for him and it may assist steer him in sure conditions.
“I am certain there will likely be sure conditions that can crop up that he wasn’t conscious of. And it’s good to have somebody with expertise. I feel in the end you have to give him the liberty to select his group and I feel he will likely be doing his analysis, talking with Edwin van der Sar, I am certain.
“I feel Steve McClaren could be a good selection. He understands what it’s wish to be over right here and has additionally been a part of a training workers at this membership already.”
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