Dutchman Robin Van Persie has turned down a coaching role at former Manchester United. Robin Van Persie was offered an assistant manager job at Premier League outfit Manchester United following the appointment of compatriot Erik Ten Hag as manager.

Manchester United have turned to current Ajax Amsterdam boss Ten Hag as their next permanent manager after the last one was dismissedin November 2021 shortly after the 4-1 defeat to hosts Watford in the Premier League. Club legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked as the permanent manager at Manchester United on the back of the league game at Watford. Michael Carrick was the assistant manager to Solskjaer and he was made the caretaker managerfor three matches before German tactician Ralf Rangnicktook over as the interim manager until the end of the season.