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Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg is running for the FC Tokyo job after being introduced by former boss Arsene Wenger

FREDDIE LJUNGBERG has been introduced to FC Tokyo by Arsene Wenger as their new coach.

Arsenal’s Legendary old boss has close ties to Japanese football after being in charge of the Nagoya Grampus Eight team before coming to Highbury.

Freddie Ljungberg is a'strong candidate' for the job of FC Tokyo

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Freddie Ljungberg is a ‘strong candidate’ for the job of FC Tokyo

The Swedish player was introduced by Arsene Wenger to the Japanese club

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The Swedish player was introduced by Arsene Wenger to the Japanese club

Now Daily mail claim that French manager Wenger has made a bright offer for his former winger with the 44-year-old being a ‘strong candidate’ for the job.

Ljungberg is said to be ‘considering the proposal’ while he considers a move to full-time management first.

He gained coaching experience following his role at Arsenal’s academy.

He was then appointed as caretaker manager after Unai Emery was sacked in 2019 until Mikel Arteta took over at Emirates.

Ljungberg also had six months as an assistant to German club Wolfsburg until Andries Jonker was expelled.

Now, he may be about to secure his first full-time management job in the Japanese capital.


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FC Tokyo is looking for a new head coach following the resignation of Kenta Hasegawa.

He walked away after his team was beaten 8-0 at the hands of Yokohama Marinos.

They are currently 9th in the J-League with 14 wins and seven draws from their 35 matches this term.

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