27 Apr Former England boss Eriksson’honoured’ by Scotland connections
The Swedish trainer could be interested in success Alex McLeish if he’s approached
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson says he is”honoured” to have been connected together with the Scotland occupation, although no discussions within the function have occurred.
Based on a report in Scotland, the 71-year old was sounded out from the Scottish Football Association within the possibility of taking over the nationwide team.
Eriksson is promised to be among the major candidates to succeed Alex McLeish, who left the project in the aftermath of the humbling 3-0 Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Kazakhstan and also an unconvincing 2-0 win over minnows San Marino.
The first conquer places Scotland’s eligibility expects in actual doubt , together with Belgium and Russia – that finished third and attained the quarter-finals of the past season’s World Cup, respectively – also at exactly the exact same group as these.
Talking to talkSPORT concerning the rumours,” Eriksson, who had been in control of England involving 2001 and 2006, stated:”That is news to me. I never heard of it and that I never thought about it.
“It comes from the blue, so I don’t have any idea, but naturally I am honoured. Scotland is a large undertaking, it is a massive football country.
“Can I talk about it? Yeah, why don’t you. It is not too considerate if you do not need to talk to individuals. However, I have not thought in any way about it. We’ll see whether it is happening, if there is something behind it or not.”
Eriksson, who was last in control of the Philippines, admits he’s excited to get back to training.
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“The passport is stating I’m a certain era, but I do not believe it,” he explained.
“I like to work, I adore football. Consequently, if something interesting comes up, I’ll do it.
“There are a whole lot of folks still going at my age and performing nicely — Roy Hodgson is among these. I really don’t feel old and I am healthy, so that I expect to sit on the seat again 1 day.”