Clarence Seedorf has announced he is to retire from playing with immediate effect to replace sacked manager Massimiliano Allegri at AC Milan.
Seedorf, 37, has been released from his playing contract with Botafogo to allow him to pursue a coaching career with the Rossoneri, who parted company with Allegri on Monday in the wake of Sunday's 4-3 defeat at Sassuolo.
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Clarence Seedorf has been backed to succeed at AC Milan if he took the managerial vacancy at the club by his former teammate Thiago Silva and manager Carlo Ancelotti.
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While confusion still reigns as to whether Seedorf will be arriving in Milan on Wednesday or Thursday, the consensus in Italy is that he will become the new coach of the Rossoneri later this week following the sacking of Massimiliano Allegri on Monday.
The Dutchman has yet to be officially confirmed...