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Louis van Gaal: Netherlands appoint former Manchester United boss as manager for third time |  Football News

The Netherlands have reappointed Louis van Gaal as their manager on a contract until the end of 2022.

Van Gaal is taking up the role as Netherlands boss for a third time, having previously led his country from 2000 to 2001 and from 2012 to 2014.

The 69-year-old will oversee the side’s bid to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, with his contract running until the end of the tournament in Qatar.

Van Gaal told the Dutch FA’s website: “Dutch football has always been close to my heart and national coaching is in my view a key position for the further advancement of our football.

“Moreover, I consider it an honor to coach the Dutch national team.

“There is little time for the next qualifying matches, which are immediately crucial for participation in the World Cup.

“The focus is therefore immediately 100 per cent on the players and the approach. After all, I was appointed for that.

“It is good to be back. By now I have already spoken to a number of players and the technical staff has been put together.

“I am very much looking forward to getting the job done together.”

Van Gaal replaces Frank de Boer, who left his role following the Netherlands’ shock defeat to the Czech Republic in the last 16 of Euro 2020 this summer.

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