Slaven Bilic: Former West Ham boss named new Al-Ittihad manager

By Haruna Mubarak
Slaven Bilic: Former West Ham boss named new Al-Ittihad manager
Slaven Bilic: Former West Ham boss named new Al-Ittihad manager

Former West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has been named as the new manager of Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad.

The 50-year-old Croat - who was sacked by the Hammers in November 2017 - has agreed a three-year deal with the club.

Al-Ittihad, who have won the Saudi Pro League on eight occasions, have lost three of their four opening matches of the season.

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"Bilic will train Al-Ittihad for three seasons," said the club.

Bilic, who played for West Ham and Everton, managed the Croatia national side from 2006 to 2012 and has also been in charge at Lokomotiv Moscow and Besiktas.

Source: BBC

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