Arsene Wenger has told Freddie Ljungberg that if he is available for advice if the Swede needs it.
The former Gunners chief Wenger has seen the Swedish member of his 2004 Invincibles handed the keys to the Arsenal manager’s office.
Arsenal only gained a point in their first match with Ljungberg in charge as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Norwich City at Carrow Road on Sunday.
Following the Swede’s ascendency to the Head Coach role, Wenger has sent a message of support to his former midfielder.
‘I do not want to comment too much on Arsenal. My heart is with the club and I want them to do well,’ Wenger told Sky Sports.
‘I wish Freddie well. He is fantastically committed. He has been doing his job for a long time and he has got an opportunity. ‘What we want in life is an opportunity. They should get him to work with his ideas and support him.
‘I am always happy to help my former players and my former club. I will always be available.’
Ljungberg, 42, had only two days to prepare his side at Norwich, but will be eager to register his first win when the Gunners take on Brighton at The Emirates on Thursday.