£19m ex-Man United striker set for coaching role

Ruud van Nistelrooy is set to join former club PSV Eindhoven’s coaching team.

Manchester United fans will fondly remember the sharpshooting of Ruud van Nistelrooy, who was a revelation for the Old Trafford outfit over the space of five years.

The now retired Dutch centre forward is set to embark on the next step in his footballing journey however, with a coaching role at PSV Eindhoven on the cards.

Algemeen Dagblad have revealed that the 37-year-old is set to take up a role with the Eredivisie side’s reserve team.

Mark van Bommel is also set to join the Dutch side but will assume a role in Philip Cocu’s first team staff.

Van Nistelrooy played for United over the space of five seasons, scoring 95 Premier League goals in 150 appearances.

He went on to play for Real Madrid, Hamburg and Malaga before retiring in 2012.

During his time at Old Trafford he won a Premier League title and the FA Cup.

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