The FA revealed that they are keeping their options over the New England manager, although their preference would be an Englishman. David Bernstein says they are conducting a shortlist in the coming days and there are many candidates that are likely to enter the frame. It appears that Harry Redknapp is everyone in the game’s favourite to take the England job, with some papers suggesting that he will only look to manage the country on a short term basis this summer, before resuming his duties at White Hart Lane.
Elsewhere in the news today Andre Villas-Boas has revealed that he doesn’t fear the sack at Chelsea; Patrick Viera believes that referees are out to get Manchester City, while Sir Alex Ferguson has shrugged off concerns about Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra shaking hands before tomorrow’s encounter at Old Trafford.
The FA have been left red-faced with reports that England’s caretaker boss Stuart Pearce, was alleged to have racially abused Paul Ince back in the mid-90s – Independent
Sir Alex Ferguson has shrugged off concerns about whether Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra will shake hands at Old Trafford in tomorrow’s lunchtime showdown – Guardian
The FA is keeping their options open as to who will manage England in the Euros in 2012. While Harry Redknapp remains everyone’s favourite for the post, David Bernstein was quick to point out that the Tottenham boss was not the only one under consideration – Guardian
Andre Villas-Boas reveals that he does not fear the sack from Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich – Guardian
Harry Redknapp may be interested in managing England but only on a short term basis. The Tottenham boss could well take on the job of managing the country at the Euros, before settling back into his role at White Hart Lane ahead of next season – Daily Telegraph
Diego Maradona believes that the FA used the John Terry row as a way to remove Fabio Capello from his England post – Daily Telegraph
Tottenham are putting a £10m fee on Harry Redknapp’s head if the FA wish to appoint him as the next England manager – Daily Mail
Patrick Viera believes that referees are out to get Manchester City this season, as they don’t want to see the Citizens win the title this year – Daily Mail
Real Madrid are reportedly set to test Arsenal’s resolve with an approach for Robin van Persie – Mirror
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