Their CVs may be worlds apart but in the Reading dugout Jaap Stam and Andries Ulderink are proving quite the double act. They are an intriguing combination – Ulderink began coaching at 24 and never played professional football – and when Stam won the Treble with Manchester United in 1999, his assistant was coaching in their native Holland at an amateur club close to the German border, SV DCS Zevenaar.
Reading boss Jaap Stam has been heavily linked with replacing Slaven Bilic at West Ham United this summer.
Reading boss Jaap Stam has been critical of West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic and his training methods and he is being proved right.
The Wales international's former club lie just one point above the relegation zone.
Jaap Stam has taken issue with Aston Villa's style of play - but is this just because his Reading side can't find a way to overcome it?
Jaap Stam's side cruised past a flying Leeds United at the weekend, and further strengthened their play-off grip.
Reading boss Jaap Stam has been linked with a move to West Ham United.
Reading boss Jaap Stam is preparing to face a 'very physical' Leeds United side, spearheaded by Chris Wood.
Reading boss Jaap Stam has commented on speculation linking him with West Ham.
West Ham United are reportedly interested in Reading manager Jaap Stam.