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Manchester United Hire World's First Wheelchair-Bound Coach

14/08/2014 12:06 BST | Updated 14/08/2014 12:59 BST

Louis van Gaal has quickly transformed Manchester United a month after meeting his players, and the Dutchman has a new budding manager beside him - the world's first wheelchair-bound coach.

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Sohail Rehman, 22, was invited to United last season but has now landed a dual role at the 20-times English champions.

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United fan Rehman, from Keighley, West Yorks, became the world's first wheelchair bound football coach of able-bodied last year after passing his coaching badges - and after starting out with Sunday league teams, he set his sights on the very top level of sport.

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Robin van Persie poses for a picture with Rehman

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Rehman with the United squad last season

You can find out more about Rehman on his website.