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The winter transfer window has opened for over three weeks and clubs have a little over one week to bolster their squad before the window ends. Premier League side Leeds United have been constantly depleted due to injuries. Despite the numerous injuries suffered to important first team players, Leeds United have not resorted to thecurrent transfer window to solve their lack of first team players. In the absence of new signings, Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa can completely turn to the young players such as Lewis Bate until injured players such as England international Kalvin Philips, club skipper Liam Cooper and Patrick Bamford can return to full fitness.

The aforementioned Bate has been likened to Dutch football legend Clarence Seedorf, a multiple Champions League winners. Clarence Seedorf is theonly player to win the Champions League title with three different teams. He won the Champions League title at Ajax Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Spanish team Real Madrid and Italian club AC Milan.
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Dutchman Clarence Seedorf has cast doubts over the ability of Inter Milan to record success this season after he revealed that the Nerazzuri lacked the necessary clinical edge. Clarence Seedorf talked about his former club in an exclusive interview with Italian newspaper Gazzettadello Sport ahead of the Milan Derby in the league this month.

Clarence Seedorf made comparisons between Inter Milan and AC Milan as he talked about the Milan Derby. The ex-Dutch international didn’t only turn out for the Nerazzuri as he also featured for AC Milan. As a matter of fact, he became an accomplished player during his time as a Milan player under the guidance of Italian tactician Carlo Ancelotti. He was an important member of the Milan squad that won two Champions League titles with Ancelotti.
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Retired Dutch national team midfielder Clarence Seedorf signed for Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid from Sampdoria in the Italian Serie A in 1996 and he was a regular for the most successful team on the European football stage for the first three seasons.

In his first season as a Real Madrid player, he helped the team regain the Spanish La Liga title from city rivals Atletico Madrid. Clarence Seedorf became a Champions League winner for the second time in his career during his second season at Real Madrid.
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Dutch football icon Clarence Seedorf has provided an effective way to end hate speech in football. According to him, players who cover their mouth while speaking to referees and rival officials should be booked.

Clarence Seedorfgave the blueprint on ending hate speech in the game while addressing a council of Europe meeting on combating hate speech last month. According to him, sanctioning players that cover their mouth is a simple step to ending hate speech in football.
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Football legend Clarence Seedorf has suggested that some players need to start getting sanctioned for certain of the actions they exhibit on the pitch of play. He said he would like to see that there is a penalty for players who cover their mouth when they want to talk to opponents on the field, as the penalty would help curb cases of racism. He also said that the sanction should be very immediate without any deliberations so that it would be perceived as more serious.

In a particular UEFA Europa League match between Slavia Prague and Rangers, it was reported that one of the Slavia players, a defender, allegedly abused an opposition player from the Rangers team racially. The match took place last month and the Rangers player who was said to be abused is Glen Kamara.
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AC Milan and Dutch football legend Clarence Seedorf only had a word of encouragement for Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk as he stepped up his recovery from the injury that has kept him on the sidelines for the better part of the last five months. Clarence Seedorf sent his word of encouragement via the Liverpool player’s Instagram page. Clarence Seedorf replied with an emoji to emcourage Virgil Van Dijk to keep going after his ordeal this season. Van Dijk stepped on the pitch for the first time since his injury and he posted the picture on his official Instagram page thereby leading to the replies from AC Milan legend Clarence Seedorf and others. Apart from Clarence Seedorf, former Liverpool skipper Sami Hyypia and British rapper cum Liverpool fan Yungen all emcouraged Virgil Van Dijk as he continues his comeback from injury.

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 Clarence Seedorf is a household name in football history and will have his name mentioned when some of the best past midfielders in the world are being mentioned. He was a beast during his playing days and was always hungry for more even after every single achievement.

He has likened Lyon superstar Memphis Depay to himself when he was at a similar age in his career and has asked the French side’s forward to seal a move to Barcelona in the nearest future as he would benefit hugely from the decision.
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Success has no enemies. Failure has no friends.Clarence Seedorf never played in England but it’s hard to tell when he speaks English. That is how talented the Dutch man from Suriname is. His playing career was nothing short of magical. Only a couple of teams yet plenty of titles. He stayed and made his name in each side in the days when staying and making your name with a club was still a thing.

No one who knew him, his character or his demeanor was surprised to see him pick up UEFA’s Coaching classes upon retiring. Even people who only saw him on TV was always little bit taken back with the way he shouted and commanded his team mates like a general in the Battle of Winterfell.

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Former AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf has been linked with a move to Watford according to reports. Watford manager Javi Garcia has come under increasing pressure this season after a string of poor results this season.

Despite that the season is just two games in, there have been speculations within the local media that the Spaniard could be close to a sack if the run of poor form continues. Garcia was one of the managers that was praised by the media due to his good work at the club.

The Spanish tactician was able to get the best from his players utilizing a 4-4-2 formation that played to the strengths of captain Troy Deeney. He was also able to coax consistent performances from former Barcelona ace Gerard Deleufou.

Watford were in the running for Europe late last season with Wolves just peeping the club to the last European position. Watford also suffered a heavy defeat in the finals of the FA Cup to champions Manchester City.

However, it is the run of form that started last season that could be the nadir for Garcia as Watford are among the teams with the lowest points in their last 15 games.

Seedorf meanwhile has not fared better looking at his coaching pedigree so far. After stepping into the hot seat at Milan, the Dutch legend could not inspire the team and was subsequently sacked. His last role was with the Cameroun national team.

He was unable to lead the African nation to retain their title losing in the quarter finals to Nigeria and he was relieved from his duties after the tournament.

it could be that he would experience better joy in the Premier League with Watford. Garcia still has time to prove himself but the clock is running thin on the Spaniard as Seedorf lies in wait.


Clarence Seedorf is a player that enjoyed the best of career winning the UEFA Champions League with a record three different clubs. The Dutch legend is currently the coach of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and some of his national team players are awed with the presence of the legendary midfielder.

Arnaud Djoum of Scottish club Hearts recently revealed that he is still coming to terms of playing under the 43-year-old. The 29-year-old midfielder was recently handed the iconic number 10 jersey by Seedorf and he spoke about his delight in the interview.
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