Ronald Koeman takes a step forward in his managerial career as the former Everton and Suthampton boss lands the Dutch Job. He becomes the fourth manger appointed for the Oranges since the departure of Louis Van Gaal team that lead the at the 2014 world cup. The Dutch national team have been without a trainer since head coach Dick Advocaat stepped down in November after they failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

Koeman who bagged 78 national caps for the Dutch side during his playing days have been without work since he was fired by the Premier league side Everton back in October after series of poor performance that saw the toffees in the relegation threatening positions. He has been appointed on a deal that will run until the 2022 World Cup finals scheduled to be hosted by Qatar with games to be played at November of that year. The 54-year old is the Dutch’s Fourth boss since Louis Van Gaal left the side for Old Trafford after leading the Orange to an impressive third place at the 2014 world cup in Brazil.

Guus Hiddink and Danny Bind held the position respectively prior to Advocaat but they failed to fit into the shoes left by Van Gaal as the nation failed to qualify for European showpiece in France in 2016 and this year’s world cup in Russia. Koeman’s last Job at the Goodison Park began in a fine way as he led the toffees to a seventh-place Premier league finish and Europa league group stage. However the Dutch man have been unable to replicate the success early on in 2017 and was eventually fired in October following a start to the season that saw the Merseyside side hovering near the drop zone.