Van Marwijk backs Verbeek

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Feyenoord coach Bert van Marwijk has backed the club´s decision to name Gertjan Verbeek as his successor at the Eredivisie outfit.

Van Marwijk will leave De Kuip at the end of the season to take up the reins of the Dutch national team when Marco van Basten leaves after Euro 2008, and is delighted current Heerenveen boss Verbeek has been given an opportunity at a bigger club.

"He has done a fine job at Heerenveen," Van Marwijk told De Telegraaf newspaper.

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