Manchester United confirm appointment of Albert Stuivenberg to coaching team

Netherlands manager, Albert Stuivenberg looks on during the 2015 UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifier against Scotland U21s on September 5, 2013
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Manchester United confirm the appointment of Albert Stuivenberg as Louis van Gaal's new assistant coach.

Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of new assistant coach Albert Stuivenberg.

Manager Louis van Gaal, who is currently preparing the Netherlands for their World Cup semi-final against Argentina in Brazil, has added to his coaching team ahead of his Old Trafford arrival.

Reports emerged over the weekend regarding the 44-year-old's appointment, but the Red Devils have officially confirmed that Stuivenberg will begin work with Van Gaal's number two Ryan Giggs immediately.

The Dutchman joins the former Premier League champions following a stint as the Netherlands Under-21 coach.

Head coach Louis van Gaal of the Netherlands reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Australia and Netherlands at Estadio Beira-Rio on June 18, 2014
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