Three new Manchester United arrivals at training ground for first day of pre-season

Ruud van Nistelrooy is back at Manchester UnitedRuud van Nistelrooy is back at Manchester United
Ruud van Nistelrooy is back at Manchester United | Getty Images
Man Utd are overhauling their backroom staff after they decided to stick with manager Erik ten Hag.

Manchester United have welcomed three new members of staff to the club's Carrington training complex on the first day of pre-season training.

Ruud van Nistelrooy and Rene Hake were spotted arriving at the training ground on Monday morning, while it is also understood Jelle ten Rouwelaar reported for his first day at the club.

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United have been looking to overhaul their coaching staff this summer so that manager Ten Hag is supported by a more experienced backroom set-up, with club great Van Nistelrooy and former Go Ahead Eagles boss Hake joining as assistants. Ten Rouwelaar has left Ajax to become their new goalkeeping coach following a two-year spell with Burnley.

It is understood Van Nistelrooy and Hake won't take part in the first training session on Monday as they are both still awaiting their visas, but all other formalities have been finalised ahead of their official unveiling later this week. United are looking to make a formal announcement as soon as possible, but won't do so until the visa issue is officially resolved.

It is set to be a busy week at United with Omar Berrada set to officially take over as chief executive this Saturday. Jason Wilcox has already been appointed as the club’s new technical director while Dan Ashworth has officially joined as a sporting director. Christopher Vivell has started work as the club's director of global talent.

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