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Arsenal U23 coach Freddie Ljungberg is set for a promotion.

Football.London says Ljungberg is "ready" to replace Steve Bould, 56, as the assistant head coach this summer.

Bould, who has been with the club since 2001, looks set to be one of the first casualty's of Unai Emery's staff clear out.

And Ljungberg is expected to receive the call up to the first-team following his encouraging season in North London.

His Under-23 team finished second in the Premier League 2 table, with 10 wins and seven draws from 22 games.

The 42-year-old started his managerial career by coaching the Gunners' Under-15 side during the 2015/16 season.

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