Mike Phelan on the touchline at Old Trafford.

Phelan confirmed as United assistant manager

Manchester United is delighted to announce that Mike Phelan has been appointed Assistant Manager on a three-year contract.

Mike Phelan said: “I am thrilled to be back as Assistant Manager. Manchester United has been a huge part of my life since I joined as a player in 1989 and I am delighted to be able to continue that relationship in this key role.

“Since returning in December, I have enjoyed working with Ole, Michael, Kieran, Mark and Emilio and we are all focused on preparing for the new season.”

 
Emilio Alvarez, Michael Carrick, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Mike Phelan and Kieran McKenna
Phelan, Solskjaer and the coaching staff are preparing for the challenges of next season.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said:
“Mike is a great person to have around and has been invaluable to me since we returned in December. He brings a wealth of experience to this role with a long established connection to the club.

“We have a good group of coaching staff and we are already working on the challenges that lie ahead as we plan for the new season and the future beyond.”

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