Tuesday 12 July 2016 09:15, UK
Andy Myers has left the backroom staff at Chelsea to join Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem where he becomes a member of their first XI coaching team.
The 42-year-old, who made more than 100 first team appearances for the Blues, has enjoyed eight years working as a Chelsea Academy coach.
He will move to the Netherlands in time for Vitesse Arnhem's pre-season preparations.
And Myers told Chelsea's website: "I'm looking forward to joining the coaching staff of Vitesse.
"I know Vitesse and their style of play and I hope to develop together with the staff."
Blues' technical director Michael Emenalo added: "'It is a wonderful opportunity for Andy and we wish him the best of luck.
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"He has done a fantastic job as an academy coach for the past eight years and now he is able to take the next step forward in his coaching career."
Myers, a former defender at Stamford Bridge, will be replaced as Chelsea's under-21s assistant by Ian Howell.