Jaap Stam is at the dawn of his managerial with Championship side Reading. Stam has previously worked as an assistant at Ajax, Jong Ajax, and FC Zwolle, but took on his first management position with Reading in May 2016, leading them into the play-offs where they heartbreakingly lost to Huddersfield on penalties in the final.
I am very ambitious. It's not going to be easy to get back to the Premier League. We (Reading) are going to work our best.
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The Sack Race's Opinion
Jaap Stam may be a legendary former defender but he's so far untried and untested in the managerial arena. The Dutchman has built up some experience and knowledge as an assistant in Holland, which he will now look to utlise in the ultra competitive Championship.