Atlanta United champions USA announced on Sunday that it had appointed Frank de Boer, Who has already coached Ajax Amsterdam and Inter Milan.
The Dutchman will replace Tata Martino, who announced in October that he will leave Atlanta after winning his first club title.
De Boer, 48, a former defender of the Netherlands, Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona, worked in the English Premiership with Crystal Palace but only lasted for four games in the league.
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However, it was his record of developing the rising players in Ajax that impressed the American club.
“Frank De Boer has a great background both as a coach and player and we look forward to welcoming him to the club,” said Atlanta president Darren Ellis in a statement: “When we started our research, we were very determined to find someone who met all the standards we set.