Gareth Southgate: Keeping England manager ‘tough ask’ for FA, says technical director Les Reed
FA technical director Les Reed has admitted it might be a”tough ask” to prevent Gareth Southgate out of leaving his role as England boss to connect a Premier League club.
Southgate has managed a remarkable transformation as being promoted from his function the next summer, contributing England into the 2018 World Cup semi-finals along with the inaugural Nations League finals.
The prior experience as a club manager arrived in a three-year spell at Middlesbrough, by where he was sacked soon his side had been expelled in the Premier League.
“It might be a hard ask based on what he had been offered,” Reed told Sky Sports News. “But I understand Gareth’s mindset at the moment is that he wants to be a England boss that wins something.
“I believe the allure of being the next England manager to carry us to some World Cup final is a strong pull and I believe he knows that by doing his stock’s not likely to return.
“Obviously it’s something which we’ve at the back of our heads all the time but I understand that Gareth’s motivation is on this team and creating this group moving ahead.”
England will be seeking to maintain their perfect start to the campaign when they host Kosovo on Tuesday and have completed their impressive type into qualifying for its 2020 Union.
The side of southgate defeated Bulgaria 4-0 at Wembley on Saturday to make it three wins from three Group A, with 14 goals scored and one conceded.