FC Cincinnati wants to train ex-Man United player Jaap Stam

Former Feyenoord coach and former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam is a candidate for the vacant position at FC Cincinnati, a source confirmed by ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle.

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Along with Stam, the source confirmed that LA Galaxy assistant coach and ex-Houston Dynamo manager Dominic Kinnear is also being considered for the job in Cincinnati.

The Athletic was the first to cover the Stam and Kinnear candidacy.

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Stam played for several Dutch clubs before moving to United in 1998, where he won three Premier League titles and the 1998-99 Champions League. He ended his playing career with stints at Lazio, Milan and Ajax.

In addition to Feyenoord, Stam managed the English club Reading and the Dutch club PEC Zwolle, where he was signed by Gerard Nijkamp, ​​who is now General Manager of Cincinnati.

Kinnear has been a permanent MLS coach as both a player and a coach since the league’s inception in 1996. After playing, he was an assistant to the San Jose Earthquakes when they won the MLS Cup in 2001 and 2003, moving to Houston and winning consecutive coaching titles in 2006-07.

He later coached the Earthquakes when the league gave San Jose a second franchise before being fired in 2017. He has been an assistant for the Galaxy since 2018.

Yoann Damet has been the interim coach for Cincinnati FC since Ron Jans stepped down on February 17th.

MLS suspended all games on March 12 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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