Freddie Ljungberg

Where is Freddie Ljungberg now?

Freddie Ljungberg had nine successful years at Arsenal including two Premier League titles and two FA Cup Final wins before joining West Ham United in 2007.

Unfortunately it didn’t work out too well in East London with injuries and Ljungberg spent the remaining four years of his career in America and brief spells in Scotland with Celtic and  Shimizu S-Pulse in Japan.

Freddie Ljungberg officially announced his retirement from playing in August 2012.

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Since retiring, Ljungberg spent time working as a Premier League ambassador raising the profile of the league across the world.

In 2013 Ljungberg opened a sports bar with a childhood friend in his home town of Halmstad in Sweden Called ‘Freddies‘.

In October 2014 Freddie Ljungberg joined Indian Super League side Mumbai City as their marquee player for the inaugural 10 week season.

Unfortunately he only participated in four games before injuries meant that he had to return home early.

In January 2016 Ljungberg was back at Arsenal coaching their under 15’s academy side as part of his UEFA coaching badges.

Ljungberg was in the role for just a year before joining up with former Arsenal academy director Andries Jonkler at Wolfsburg in his current role as a first team coach in February 2017.

After successfully staving off relegation in their first few months the pair had a difficult start to the 2017-18 season and were sacked in September 2017 after managing only four points from their first four games.

Ljungberg made a return to Arsenal in June 2018 when he was appointed in his current role as head coach of the club’s under 23s side.

Follow Freddie Ljungberg on Twitter @freddie

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Freddie Ljungberg: Premier League Statistics

NationalitySwedish
PositionMidfielder
Appearances241
Goals48
Yellow Cards24
Red Cards1
Premier League Teams Played forArsenal, West Ham United

Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com