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Holland legend Clarence Seedorf holds shock talks with Oldham over vacant managerial role

Dutch legend and four-time Champions League winner has had unsuccessful stints as a gaffer at both AC Milan and Chinese side Shenzhen

AC Milan legend Clarence Seedorf has held shock talks with Oldham over the vacant managers job.

The Holland hero was treated to fine dining by chairman Simon Corney in a bid to win him over.


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Clarence Seedorf is a serious contender to take the vacant role at Oldham

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Clarence Seedorf is a serious contender to take the vacant role at Oldham

Seedorf was also given a tour of the struggling League One club on Thursday afternoon.

Oldham, who are second from bottom, are looking for a new manager after sacking John Sheridan on Monday.

And according to the Daily Mail, Seedorf is just one of the names in the hat to help fire the Latics up the table.

A four-time Champions League winner, the 41-year-old has managerial experience at AC Milan and Chinese side Shenzhen.

Seedorf won the Champions League with three different clubs

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Seedorf won the Champions League with three different clubs

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He lasted just four months in the job at the San Siro before being replaced by fellow Milan legend Filippo Inzaghi.

His stint in China was also nothing to write home about after lasting just six months before ex-England gaffer Sven-Goran Eriksson took charge.

He had unsuccessful managerial stints at AC Milan and in China

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He had unsuccessful managerial stints at AC Milan and in China

Oldham sacked John Sheridan on Monday

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Oldham sacked John Sheridan on Monday

Oldham are reportedly close to announcing new investors and want the former Ajax man to lead a new era.

Seedorf won five league titles as a player in his career with three different clubs.