Bilic's Besiktas can bounce back from Europe disappointment [AMBIENT]
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Watching: Bilic's Besiktas can bounce back from Europe disappointment Slaven Bilic was unveiled as the new manager of Turkish club Besiktas on Friday Bilic, who led Croatia to the quarter-finals of Euro 2008 and 2012, had been in charge of Lokomotiv Moscow which finished last season in the ninth place in the Russian Premier League. The former West Ham and Everton defender has signed a three-year contract with the Turkish club, who finished third in last season's 13 Turkish Super League. Bilic succeeds Samet Aybaba and admitted he was upset about the UEFA decision to ban Besiktas from participating in the 2013-14 Europa League after being punished over charges of match-fixing in the 2011 Turkish Cup final, which they won on penalties over city-rival Istanbul BB. Besiktas had qualified for the Europa League by finishing third in the league last season.
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