Ex-Arsenal, West Ham winger Boa Morte kicks off coaching career at Sporting Lisbon

Former Arsenal winger Luis Boa Morte has entered coaching. The Portuguese has been named assistant coach of Sporting Lisbon B.

Former Arsenal winger Luis Boa Morte has entered coaching.

The Portuguese has been named assistant coach of Sporting Lisbon B.

Boa Morte had been playing in England last season for non-league Four Marks of the Hampshire Premier League.

Boa Morte started his English career with Arsenal in 1997 having been signed from Sporting Lisbon for £1.75m.

He was then signed by Dave Jones at Southampton for £500,000, but his most prolific spell in English football was with Fulham, where he played over 200 times in two different spells, scoring 54 goals.

He joined West Ham United in January 2007 but left in 2011 to play abroad.

 
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