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Seedorf in running to coach Atletico Paraense

Seedorf in running to coach Atletico Paraense

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 Dec 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 15 : Former Netherlands intertiol midfielder Clarence Seedorf is in talks with Brazilian top flight football club Atletico Paraense about its vacant coaching position.

Seedorf and his agent, Bruno Paiva, arrived in the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba on Thursday for talks with Atletico Paraense officials, according to Globo Esporte, reports Xinhua news agency.

The 41-year-old has been without a club since last December, when he ended a six-month spell in charge of Chinese Super League outfit Shenzhen FC.

His only other coaching experience came in 2014 when he briefly maged AC Milan.

Seedorf, who speaks fluent Portuguese, has had a long connection with Brazil. His wife, Luvia Seedorf, is from Rio de Janeiro and he ended his playing career at local club Botafogo, whom he represented from 2012 to 2014. IANS

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