Deportivo La Coruna have named
former Netherlands, AC Milan and
Real Madrid midfielder Clarence
Seedorf as their coach until the end
of the season, the Liga club said in a
statement on Monday.
The struggling Galician side, 18th
in the table and three points from the
safety zone, sacked Cristobal Parralo
on Sunday and Dutchman Seedorf is
their third coach this season.
Announcing Seedorf’s appointment
on their website (www.rcdeportivo.
es), Depor said: “After a brilliant career
as a footballer at Ajax, Sampdoria,
Inter, Real Madrid, AC Milan and
Botafogo, with nearly 900 games and
5 Champions Leagues with Ajax, Real
Madrid and AC Milan, he started
his career as a coach in charge of the
Rossoneri (AC Milan) in 2014, (in
charge for) 22 games,”
“Before arriving in A Coruna he also
coached Chinese side Shenzhen in 14
Seedorf won the Champions League
five times as a player along with five
league titles in Spain, Italy and the
The 41-year-old has taken charge of
only 36 games as a coach, with Depor
turning to him after first-choice Martin
Lasarte reportedly rejected their offer.

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