PSV Eindhoven hires Phillip Cocu

May 13, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
AMSTERDAM -- Phillip Cocu has been appointed coach of PSV Eindhoven on a four-year contract, replacing Dick Advocaat.

Cocu, who had two spells at PSV as a creative midfielder and also played for Barcelona and 101 times for the Netherlands, was caretaker coach in 2012 after Fred Rutten was fired.

Cocu said Monday he aims to use his long tenure to improve PSV's youth academy and develop home-grown players into first-team stars.

Cocu will be joined by assistants ...

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