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Hasselbaink gets Antwerp job

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has been named as the new manager of Belgian second division side Royal Antwerp.

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Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: In charge at Royal Antwerp

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink: In charge at Royal Antwerp

Hasselbaink, who was on the coaching staff at Championship side Nottingham Forest, has signed a one-year deal with the remit of taking the former UEFA Cup Winners' Cup runners-up back up to the top flight.

The 41-year-old told Antwerp's website: "This was a very attractive proposition to begin my career as a coach.

"Our first goal is to go to for promotion and then continue to build.

"Antwerp is a wonderful club that for several years has been performing below expectations, it is a sleeping giant.

"Our hard work starts today."

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