Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman is set to be named as the new Holland national team coach, according to reports in his homeland.

Dutch media have suggested the appointment of the ex-Holland international will be formally announced by the country’s football association (KNVB) on Tuesday afternoon.

Koeman, who has been out of work since being sacked at Goodison Park in October, would replace Dick Advocaat.

Former Everton manager Ronald Koeman is set to be named as the new Holland manager
Koeman would take over from Dick Advocaat, who failed to lead the country to the World Cup

Advocaat stepped down last year after failing to guide Holland to the 2018 World Cup.

It would be 54-year-old Koeman’s 10th managerial post after spells in charge of Vitesse Arnhem, Ajax, Benfica, PSV Eindhoven, Valencia, AZ Alkmaar, Feyenoord, Southampton and Everton.

The Dutchman left Goodison Park in October, after overseeing a disastrous run of two wins in 13 matches at the start of this season.

The 54-year-old was sacked by Everton after a disastrous run of just two wins in 13 matches

He had spent £140million on nine players during the summer transfer window but was sacked after a 5-2 drubbing by Arsenal that dropped Everton into the relegation zone.

If appointed, Koeman would take over a Holland side ranked 21st in the world following a barrel period in recent years.

They currently sit below the likes of Iceland, Wales and Peru after finishing third behind France and Sweden in their World Cup qualifying group.

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