Man United appoints coach who has worked under former Liverpool manager

FOXBOROUGH, MA - AUGUST 12: Vancouver Whitecaps assistant coach Martyn Pert during the anthem before an MLS match between the New England Revolution and Vancouver Whitecaps FC on August 12, 2017, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts. The Revolution defeated the Whitecaps 1-0. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly added former Bahrain assistant Martyn Pert to his coaching staff.

The 41-year-old Englishman’s appointment comes just after the departure of Jose Mourinho’s former goalkeeping coach Emilio Alvarez.

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Pert now stretches his illustrious coaching career further with the Red Devils after spells in and outside of Europe with Vancouver Whitecaps, Cardiff city, Coventry city and a brief spell with Leicester city.

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Pert’s appointment comes ahead of United’s crucial premier clash against Arsenal on Monday night at Old Trafford, as United will hope to bounce back to winning ways in the premier league after just registering two wins in their opening six fixtures this season.
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The Red Devils will be without Marcus Rashford who has been ruled out with a groin injury and may be without Anthony Martial who suffered a recovery setback from a thigh problem.

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