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Cambridge United have brought in former Manchester City and Leicester City midfielder David Oldfield to help with the coaching while a replacement for Joe Dunne is sought.

Oldfield, who also played for the likes of Luton Town, Stoke City, Peterborough United and Oxford United, will assist Mark Bonner, who has taken charge of the first team since head coach Dunne’s departure last weekend.

The 50 year old, who won a single England U21 cap in the 1980s, has been caretaker manager at both Oxford and Peterborough in the past, as well as taking the reins at non-league Brackley Town.

He has also worked as development coach at West Brom, head of academy coaching at MK Dons and assistant manager to Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink at both Burton Albion and QPR.

Most recently, he has been assistant to Grant McCann at Peterborough, but left the club in March of this year when McCann was sacked and replaced by Steve Evans.

“David Oldfield has started with us today, to support on the grass and in training,” said Bonner. “We want to get the most out of our training sessions, and for that you need coaches on the grass.

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“Since Tuesday we’ve seen the need for that additional pair of hands in training so we can work with the full group of players on specific areas. It’s something that works

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