Following the Netherlands’ disappointing Euro 2020 marketing campaign, which noticed them crash out on the spherical of 16 stage to the Czech Republic, supervisor Frank de Boer was fired.
â B/R Soccer (@brfootball) June 29, 2021
Consequently, the Dutch, who didn’t qualify for the World Cup in 2018 and had been ignominiously dumped out this time spherical, are searching for a brand new boss.
An previous face the brand new boss
In line with Dutch outletÂ De Telegraaf, Louis Van Gaal has taken on the duty, popping out of a seven-year retirement to tackle the function.
Van Gaal’s final stint in administration was a two-year spell at Manchester United, however was sacked amidst claims of boring soccer, regardless of bringing the FA Cup again to Manchester in 2016.
Seven years on, and he has reportedly come out of retirement to take up a well-known submit as the top coach of the Dutch nationwide staff. The 69 yr previous has held the function twice earlier than, from 2000 to 2002 and once more from 2012-2014, the place he led theÂ OranjeÂ to a third-placed end on the World Cup in Brazil.
In the meantime, it’s thought that Danny Blind, a former supervisor of the Netherlands Nationwide staff, will probably be named as one in all Van Gaal’s assistant managers, together with Henk Fraser and Frans Hoek
The information comes simply days after Virgil Van Dijk took to Twitter to disclaim claims made within the Day by day Mirror that he was main resistance towards the appointment, saying:
“This story is totally false. Itâs by no means been extra essential for journalists to inform the reality and never simply make stuff up. Disgrace on you Mr Mullock”
â Virgil van Dijk (@VirgilvDijk) July 17, 2021