Also, Ronald Koeman not interested in bondscoachschap Orange

Also, Ronald Koeman not interested in bondscoachschap Orange

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The KNVB have in the search for a successor to Danny Blind not to knock on the door with Ronald Koeman. The current manager of Everton at the moment, ears to the bondscoachschap of the Dutch national team.

“They have their chance”, then draw VI on Tuesday at the mouth of Koeman. The 54-year-old coach was in 2014, passed by the then KNVB director Bert van Oostveen.

Koeman was at the time as coach of Feyenoord, however, open for the job, but the football association gave the preference to a construction with Guus Hiddink and Blind. “Now we are two coaches and a couple of assistants further. And look where we are with our football,” says the 78-fold international of Orange.

Immediately after the dismissal of Blind was Koeman, through different media and also Jean-Paul Decossaux, commercial director of the KNVB, to be put forward as an ideal candidate.

Compared to FOX Sports would Koeman himself confirmed that he had no interest in, though that was, according to the trainer what premature. “I have not said. Someone app me to ask whether I was available. What do you think?, I replied.”

“What should I say? I work very well with Everton on a nice project where we started,” says Koeman, who last summer after two successful seasons at Southampton joined the ‘Toffees’.

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Who is the Dutch national team from the doldrums to attract, dare the former trainer of Ajax and PSV, however, not to say. “I dare me not to names, but it seems clear to me that someone must have that z’n spurs has earned, a coach with a great track record and lots of experience. It is a big job.”

The failure of last Saturday, and against Bulgaria (2-0) is also Koeman not aware of that. “The day after, I a summary is viewed. The pictures told enough. It was mildly dramatic.”

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Blind took Sunday farewell as one of the least successful winner ever of the Orange. Seven of the seventeen international matches were lost under de Zeeuw, who, in addition, no qualifying knew to enforce for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 in France.

The KNVB strives to for the following interlandperiode, with friendly matches against Morocco (31 may) and Ivory coast (June 4) and a world cup kwalificatieduel with Luxembourg (9 June), a successor for the Blind to present.

His assistant Fred Grim leads Tuesday night as interim coach, the practice game against Italy. At 20.45 hours sounds the first whistle of the Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson in the Amsterdam Arena.

The friendly Netherlands-Italy will be Tuesday from 20: 00 broadcast on and SBS6.

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