The 54-year-old Koeman signed a contract until the 2022 World Cup and replaces Dick Advocaat, who was appointed as a stop-gap measure in June after Danny Blind was sacked.
Tuesday's announcement marks Koeman's 10th managerial post since starting his coaching career at Vitesse in 2000, having already served as Hiddink's assistant with the Dutch national team at the 1998 World Cup. "That's why I've taken the job". But the former defender said he is prepared to switch up the way his team plays to get results.
We honestly wish them the best.
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Koeman, who earned 78 caps for the Netherlands, succeeds Dick Advocaat, who had been brought in midway through a year ago after the sacking of Danny Blind in March.
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In 2014, the Dutch Football Association opted for the experience of Guus Hiddink, a move that backfired as he failed to galvanize a squad Van Gaal helped to overachieve in Brazil.
The 54-year-old former global defender is the seventh coach in eight years for the Dutch team, who have missed out on the last two major championships.
Koeman had guided Everton to seventh in his first season in charge.
He was given the boot from Everton with the side 18th in the Premier League.
"I see a lot of talent", he said.
Koeman, 54, has been out of work since being sacked by Everton in October after a string of defeats saw the Toffees fall into the relegation zone.