Former Manchester United academy coach, Richard Hartis has been confirmed as the new club goalkeeping coach.
Hartis had a successful 2007-08 season with Alex Ferguson and is going to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after working with him at Cardiff City and Molde.
Accepting his appointment the new club goalkeeping coach told United’s website,he’s delighted for the opportunity;
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to return to Manchester United; a club that I know very well,” he said.
“I have a great relationship with Ole and me fully understand his philosophy; the chance to work with him again is really exciting.
“David, Sergio [Romero], Lee [Grant] and Dean [Henderson] is an excellent group of goalkeepers and I am also looking forward to working with Emilio and the rest of the goalkeeping coaches to develop them immense talent at the club.”
The 51-year-old returns to United after a tough year for De Gea, previously a consistent performer, who came in for criticism due to numerous high-profile errors.
Hartis appointment however, could see Emilio Alvarez as United’s senior goalkeeping coach since 2016 on a move away.