Manchester United on Saturday announced the signing of South African football legend, Benni McCarthy as first team coach
The Red Devils have announced the former FC Porto and Blackburn striker as one of the first team coaches
McCarthy had a decent time in the Premier League where he represented Blackburn Rovers. The 2004 UEFA Champions League winner also managed South African Premier Soccer League side, Amazulu and led them to second position two seasons ago.
The former West Ham forward will specialise in attacking play and positioning of strikers.
“McCarthy left his post as AmaZulu head coach in March after guiding the South African team to a record second position in the league. In 2020/21, he was named the South African Premier League’s Coach of the Season.
“The ex-forward will specialise in coaching attacking plays and positioning,” a Manchester United statement said.