AZ Alkmaar have confirmed that Marco van Basten is to succeed Dick Advocaat as head coach in the summer.
The former Netherlands international is currently in charge of Heerenveen, but had already spoken of his intention to depart the club at the end of the season.
And AZ released a statement on their official website on Friday announcing that the AFAS Stadion is to be Van Basten’s next destination.
Cardiff City have announced the signing of Norway midfielder Magnus Wolff Eikrem from Heerenveen for an undisclosed fee.
Eikrem, 23, had played for Manchester United during Cardiff boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s time on the coaching staff at Old Trafford and then played under his compatriot at Molde between 2011 and 2013.
He signed for Eredivisie side Heerenveen on a four-year deal last summer but has now been reunited with Solskjaer in South Wales.
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has become the latest manager linked with Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason, with Darren Bent likely to leave the club in the January transfer window.
Villa are ready to listen to offers for Bent and Iceland forward Finnbogason is the latest option being considered by Lambert, according to the Daily Mail.
Finnbogason has blossomed under Heerenveen coach Marco van Basten, with 12...