Alex McLeish has been appointed coach of Belgian club Genk on a two-year contract.
The 55-year-old Scot has not worked in football management since leaving Nottingham Forest by mutual consent in February 2013.
"KRC Genk is proud to present its new trainer -- Alex McLeish,'' the Belgian club posted on Facebook. "He signed a contract for two seasons. Welcome, Mr Alex McLeish.''
GENK, Belgium -- Racing Genk has sacked coach Emilio Ferrera after the opening game of the Belgian league.
Ferrera came in to the new season with a two-year contract extension, but did not last beyond an opening 3-1 away loss to KV Mechelen.
After bringing in Ferrera to turn around a dismal season last year, it had high hopes of challenging for the title this season.
But the club said that "while everyone was hoping for a fresh start, the first game against KV Mechelen was surprisingly bad." ...