London - Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted for the
first time he would be willing to manage England in the future if he had no
Wenger has been linked with the England job following the
Football Association's decision to part company with Sam Allardyce on Tuesday.
Allardyce's self-inflicted exit after his controversial
comments to undercover reporters has left the FA searching for a new boss and
they have appointed England Under-21 coach Gareth Southgate as interim manager
to buy them time.
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Southgate will pick the team for England's remaining four
matches this year and could be persuaded to remain in charge until the end of
the season if there was a chance to hire a top-class boss like Wenger.
The Frenchman's contract with Arsenal expires at the end of
the current campaign and there has been no confirmation yet of whether the
67-year-old will sign a new deal with the north Londoners.
Quizzed about the England job at a press conference on
Friday, Wenger said: "My priority is to do well here. If I am free one
day, why not?"For
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