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Frank de Boer is on the verge of signing with Atlanta United’

Frank de Boer is leaving to go all probability to the United States. The 48-year-old Dutchman living in the North is about to get started as a trainer of Atlanta United.

The Telegraph reported Friday on its website that The Farmer hopes that he will this weekend his signature under a contract.

The Farmer left earlier on Friday to know that he was almost around it is with an unnamed club abroad and that he is still waiting for the Christmas to get to work.

“There plays something. We’re pretty close to a solution and that solution lies abroad”, he said in front of the camera from Telegraph TV.

“I can’t say which country, because then people will start guessing and I will have all these answers. I hope that clarity can give. That is good not only for them but also for me.”

The Farmer has to replace Martino

The Farmer in Atlanta, United at the successor of the former FC Barcelona-coach Gerardo Martino, who is the main candidate to be the new coach of the Mexican national team.

Atlanta United crowned last season surprisingly a champion of the MLS. The team won in the final of the play-offs personable with 2-0 Portland Timbers.

The Farmer had to take over the tasks of the dismissed Hein Vanhaezebrouck at RSC Anderlecht, but according to the Belgian newspaper “het Nieuwsblad” he said at the last moment

“We were almost round with a top coach, but due to circumstances that deal jumped. Now we look beyond,” gave director Michael Verschueren Friday to know.

The Farmer is not successful in abroad

The Farmer is not yet successful as a trainer abroad. He was last year september at his last club Crystal Palace after 77 days dismissed and prior to that he was at Internazionale after 85 days on the side.

The 112-fold international of the Dutch national team between december 2010 and may 2016, however, very successful as a trainer of Ajax. He won in that period, four league titles and one Johan Cruyff Schaal.

The Farmer was in August in the picture for FC Basel and saw an employment in Switzerland are also definitely there, but eventually got Marcel Koller’s preference.

The former defender played in his career as a player at Ajax (1988-1999), FC Barcelona (1999-2003), Galatasaray (2003-2004), Glasgow Rangers (2004), Al-Rayyan (2004-2005) and Al-Shamal (2005-2006).

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