Ruud Gullit going to Russia

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Former Dutch international football star Ruud Gullit is making a comeback in the game as a trainer. Dutch newspaper, , says the 48-year-old from Amsterdam is moving to Russia.

The mass-circulation daily says the former national squad captain is going to sign an 18-month contract as manager of Terek Grozny in Chechnya. The Chechen club is currently number 11 in the Russian Premier League.

Gullit has worked as trainer in England at Chelsea, Newcastle United and at the Dutch club Feyenoord and the US club Los Angeles Galaxy. He was also manager of the Dutch national youth under 21s soccer squad. Last year, he presided over the unsuccessful Dutch-Belgian bid to host the 2018 World Cup.

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