According to De Telegraaf, the KNVB will appoint Frank de Boer as the new head coach of the Netherlands national team on a deal until 2022.

The KNVB held talks with De Boer last week and on Monday, with an agreement reached in principle with the former defender on a two-year deal.

De Boer will be presented as Ronald Koeman’s replacement later this week or early next week. He will take charge of Oranje at Euro 2020 and will get the chance to qualify for the 2022 World Cup. An evaluation will take place after the Euros on whether to continue.

De Boer will pick his first Netherlands squad next week and take charge of the national team on the 7th of October against Mexico.

The KNVB had three candidates for the role but Frank Rijkaard decided to remain retired, while Peter Bosz is still under contract with Bayer Leverkusen.

De Boer started his coaching career with Ajax and won four Eredivisie titles, but then had torrid spells with Inter Milan, Crystal Palace and most recently Atlanta United.

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