Dream job for Ruud van Nistelrooy

The former Dutch Football National Storm Ruud Van Nistelrooy will become Eindhoven from the new season coach of PSV and occurs there the succession of Roger Schmidt.

The 45-year-old receives a contract until summer 2025, as the Dutch Top Club announced on Wednesday. Schmidt had not extended his expiring contract and leaves the PSV.

After "Kicker" information is the former Leverkusen Bundesliga coach (55) before a commitment to Benfica Lisbon. Schmidt and the Benfica officers have already led several discussions, signature should be imminent.

"It was always my dream to become head coach of the PSV," said Van Nistelrooy, who scored 62 goals between 1998 and 2001. In 2012, Van Nistelrooy finished his career. At Eindhoven, the former HSV player was striker coach of the PSV academy and assistant coach of the first team. In addition, he coaches the U19 before he took over the U21 last summer.

At the EM 2020, Van Nistelrooy, who had achieved twelve goals in 36 games for Hamburger SV between 2010 and 2011, as a wizard the coaching staff. Already between 2014 and 2016 he had worked with Oranje.

Ruud van Nistelrooy's Top 10 Premier League Goals | Manchester United After the vice-championship in the preseason, the PSV with the German ex-world champion Mario Götze in this season still good opportunities in the championship race, playing in the cup final against Ajax Amsterdam and is also still in the Europa Conference League.