The Dutch football association (KNVB) released a statement today naming former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy one of the Netherlands national team assistant coaches.
Van Nistelrooy played at numerous European clubs, but the striker’s longest stint was with Manchester United where he made 150 appearances while tallying 95 goals.
He will work under new Dutch coach Guus Hiddink and alongside Danny Blind. In a predetermined plan, Blind will succeed Hiddink as Dutch coach in 2018.
Hiddink, who last coached the Russian Premier League club Anzhi Makhachkala, is the most successful club coach ever within Holland.
The 67-year-old Dutch boss won six Eredivisie…