Frank de Boer: Atlanta United name former Crystal Palace boss as head coach

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Image caption De Boer's past two jobs have lasted a combined 162 days

Ex-Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer has returned to management with Major League Soccer champions Atlanta United.

The 48-year-old Dutchman has been out of work since he was was sacked by Palace in September 2017 after just five games - and 77 days - in charge.

His previous job - at Inter Milan - lasted just 85 days before his sacking in November 2016.

Prior to that, he won the Dutch title four years in a row - from 2011-2014 - as Ajax boss.

De Boer had stints at Ajax and Barcelona, as well as six months at Rangers, during his playing career, and was later Netherlands assistant manager.

He has signed a "multi-year contract" to become the second manager in Atlanta United's history, succeeding Gerardo Martino.

Martino led them to the MLS Cup earlier this month , winning the competition in just their second season in existence.