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Freddie Ljungberg: From underwear model to Arsenal manager


Freddie Ljungberg scored in a man of the match performance as Arsenal beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup in 2002

The shy Swede with vibrant pink hair. The surprisingly private underwear model. Arsenal’s new caretaker manager Freddie Ljungberg is a paradox, a far more reserved man than the bolder image many have of him may suggest.

Over 12 years since departing as a player, former winger Ljungberg, 42, has been called on to save the Gunners’ season following the sacking of Unai Emery.

He’s an Arsenal and Sweden legend, but what else do we know about the Gunners’ new interim…