Michael Laudrup has been appointed as the new coach of Lekhwiya, the Qatari club have announced.
The Dane has been out of a job since leaving Swansea in February, just a year after winning the Capital One Cup.
Doha-based outfit Lekhwiya are the champions of Qatar and were previously coached by Belgian Eric Gerets.
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The club said on their official website that details of his contract would be announced at a later date.
The former Barcelona and Real Madrid midfielder admitted he may look for a challenge beyond football management when his deal with Lekhwiya expires.
He said: "I'm now entering my final phase as a coach.
"Although whether Lekhwiya will be my final or penultimate club I can't say.
"And I don't know either whether this phase while last two, three of four years. The answer is blowing in the wind."