Former Sweden international Freddie Ljungberg has announced that he will be leaving his role as Arsenal's assistant coach.
I have decided to leave my first team assistant coaching role at @Arsenal to progress my management experience. I have been involved with this club on and off since 1998 and am grateful for all the opportunities they have given me both as a player and as a coach. pic.twitter.com/KZjIeVFaB4— Freddie Ljungberg (@freddie) August 22, 2020
I wish Mikel and all the team every success for the season ahead. Thanks also to the fans for their constant support and for always being by my side. I hope we will all meet again soon. pic.twitter.com/tM91kRkDZc— Freddie Ljungberg (@freddie) August 22, 2020
The 43-year-old was involved in training sessions but was not on the bench during matchday as he observed the team's performances from the stands to, later on, provide his analysis.
He was reportedly linked with the vacant manager position at Swedish top-flight side AIK but he has not responded to those claims.
Arsenal are yet to make a statement following Ljungberg's departure.