Erik ten Hag explains what Benni McCarthy will add to United’s coaching staff

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is delighted to have Benni McCarthy in his coaching staff as he detailed what he South African manager will add to his team.

McCarthy arrived in Manchester on Saturday and has been announced by the Red Devils as their first-team strikers’ coach the following day.

The former AmaZulu has been a long-time fan of Man United and is now elated to work for them as a coach.

So is the club’s head coach Erik ten Hag who did hailed the South African gaffer after his move.

“There was still a place in the staff. I wanted a different profile. [and] he is experienced”, ten Hag said after United’s 1-1 draw against Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford.

“He was a manager, coach, professional, scorer, a very good scorer. He will be useful for the attackers, but also for the full-backs, the midfielders ground.”

Manchester United will start their Premier League season with a home game next Sunday against Brighton & Hove Albion.