The 70-year-old Advocaat
, who has had three different spells as coach, finished his last tenure on Tuesday as the Dutch beat Romania 3-0 in a friendly in Bucharest, a month after failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
. who turns 70 in September, would become his country's oldest ever national coach.
met chairman David Murray for a heart-to-heart over the latest Dutch bid to appoint him as Louis van Gaal's successor.
To nobody's surprise, Dutchman Advocaat
and his assistant Zeljko Petrovic resigned yesterday afternoon.
flew home to Holland last night on a private jet after being denied a winning farewell.
Sunderland boss Advocaat
saw Yedlin play for the USA in a 4-3 friendly win against Holland in June, but had otherwise only seen DVDs of the 22-year-old until last week.
was much happier yesterday after landing Sweden ace Ola Toivonen (below) and insisted he was "100 per cent" certain that he will be staying at the Stadium of Light.
Dyche, manager of relegated Burnley, was being lined up by the Black Cats after Dutchman Advocaat
had ruled out taking the role permanently.
has been handed the short-term task of keeping the Black Cats in the Barclays Premier League after replacing Gus Poyet.
has twice coached Holland, as well as the national teams of the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Belgium, Russia and Serbia.
Russia missed out on qualification to South Africa 2010 with a playoff defeat to Slovenia under Advocaat
's compatriot Guus Hiddink.
The bright-yellow advocaat
and lemonade drink was a 70s favourite but is fashionable again after featuring on Nigella's BBC2 show.