Stam is currently coaching Dutch team PEC Zwolle. Before returning to the Netherlands, he narrowly missed out on leading English team Reading into the Premier League - losing on penalties to Huddersfield in the 2017 League Championship playoff final.
Stam says that after talks with Feyenoord he "quickly realized I want to grab this chance." Under Van Bronckhorst, Feyenoord won the Dutch title in 2017, its first league championship in 18 years.
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