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Advocaat to leave Russia after Euro 2012

Russia manager Dick Advocaat revealed that he will step down from his post following Euro 2012.

Advocaat's contract is due to expire at the end of this summer's competition, and although the Dutchman has been offered a two-year extension, he says he will depart following the tournament.

"After the European Championship, I'll go," the 64-year-old told Sport- Express. "I haven't told the players yet, but I'm sure it won't affect our preparation for the tournament.

"We will make every effort to have a successful campaign.

"I can't tell you the reasons yet, but knowing about all the speculation, I'll say right now it's not about the money."

Advocaat took over for Guus Hiddink in May 2010 and helped guide Russia through qualification for Euro 2012.

Russia will face Poland, Greece and Czech Republic in Group A at Euro 2012.