Updated: Tuesday, 14 January 2014 23:52 | By Agence France-Presse

Seedorf confirms to take over as AC Milan coach

Dutch veteran Clarence Seedorf confirmed on Tuesday he is taking over as coach of AC Milan, replacing Massimiliano Allegri.


Seedorf confirms to take over as AC Milan coach

File picture taken on December 17, 2011 at San Siro stadium in Milan shows AC Milan's then midfielder, Dutchman Clarence Seedorf

The seven-times European champions sacked Allegri after a shock weekend loss to Sassuolo and have turned to Seedorf, twice a Champions League winner with the club as a player.

"This experience of a year and a half (with Brazilian side Botafogo) helped me grow and will help me in the next stage of my life -- as coach of Milan," Seedorf told reporters in Rio.

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