Burton Albion have announced the re-appoint of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink as a the club’s manager.
The Brewers had been searching for a new manager following the the sacking of Jake Buxton on the 29th December, in the aftermath of their 4-3 defeat to Wigan Athletic.
Now, Burton have got their man, by confirming the return of Hasselbaink to the Pirelli Stadium.
The former Chelsea striker was previously in charge of Burton between November 2014 and December 2015, guiding the club to the League Two title, and then the top of the League One table before his departure for QPR.
Hasselbaink now takes charge of Burton for the second time in his career with the club bottom of the third-tier standings, six points from safety after 21 games this season.
It has also been confirmed that former Stevenage and Oldham manager Dino Maamria has joined the club as Hasselbaink’s assistant.
Taking to Twitter to give their thoughts on this news, plenty of Burton fans appeared extremely pleased to have Hasselbaink back at the club.
Here, we take a look at what some of them had to say.
Good news, cometh the hour…. Who’d have thought it. COYB
— Biking Brewer 🔺 (@DerekWainwright) January 1, 2021
Welcome back 👏🏼 let’s get this show out of the ditch and back on the road eh
— alison jones (@alleadyj) January 1, 2021
Yes Jimmy! Great to see you back at Burton. Can’t wait to see you work your magic!
— Timothy Webb (@Tehgam3r) January 1, 2021
— Richard Beard (@Richard_beard72) January 1, 2021
Welcome home king 👑 first order of business 💛🖤 pic.twitter.com/P9NUqFax7Q
— Robbie (@rturnerdesigns) January 1, 2021
Absolutely buzzing. I was gutted when he left last time!
— WillHollers (@HollersWill) January 1, 2021
— Jonathan (@mrmitchell95) January 1, 2021