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Frank de Boer steps down as Ajax manager and could get a job next in the Premier League

The 45 year-old has been linked with a position at Everton.

Frank de Boer has stepped down as Ajax manager.
Frank de Boer has stepped down as Ajax manager.

AJAX HAVE ANNOUNCED manager Frank de Boer has left the club after agreeing an early termination to his contract at the Amsterdam Arena.

The 45-year-old was in charge of the club for five-and-a-half seasons after taking over from Martin Jol in December 2010.

De Boer led Ajax to four consecutive Eredivisie titles in a stunning start to his reign, but lost out to PSV in each of the last two seasons.

The 2015-16 campaign came to a painful conclusion as Ajax lost out on the title despite being top of the table going into the last week of the season, when their shock 1-1 draw at second-bottom De Graafschap gifted PSV the league.

The former Netherlands international’s agent Guido Albers recently revealed his client would “love to manage Everton or Valencia” – two of the teams he has been linked with joining.

De Boer’s Ajax contract had been due to expire in July 2017.

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