10-Jun-2021 13:30:50 | Guardian
Netherlands’ Frank de Boer is one of several whose presence on the touchline at the Euros may raise eyebrows in England
“Two or three years ago I would not have expected to be in this chair,” said Frank de Boer this week. “Sometimes, an opportunity arises, and then you ask yourself: ‘Am I ready or not?’ I felt I was ready.”
The Netherlands manager clearly doesn’t suffer from self-doubt. Despite disastrous spells in charge of Internazionale (85 days) and Crystal Palace (77 days) the former defender finds himself leading one of Europe’s most talented squads into their first major tournament since finishing third at the 2014 World Cup.
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