Now 54 years of age and with two decades of coaching and management under his belt, Koeman will succeed short-term boss Dick Advocaat in the hot-seat. The team failed to qualify for both Euro 2016 and the World Cup in 2018, with the path of internal coaching progression left in tatters.
"I'm really positive about the future of the national team - if not, I wouldn't take the job for the next two [years] and the next two after that".
The former Everton manager's first opponents will be England in a friendly at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam on 23rd March. "We don't have the best players, but that does not mean you can not have the best team". The best way is so players can handle different systems.
Koeman has been out of work since being dismissed by Everton last October after a poor run of form in the Premier League.
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