The current manager of Arsenal in the Premier League is open to the though of managing the national team of England but not before his contract with the club expires.
The Frenchman, is set to stay ay Arsenal for another year as per his current deal has been linked to the top job as per reports in the British Media. Roy Hodgson, the previous manager of England resigned post the teams’ Round of 16 exit at the Euros after a defeat against IcELAND.
Subsequently, a three-member staff panel was appointed by the Football Association to find out the prospects for Hodgson’s successor.
“Could I manage England? Why not? I would never rule that out, but I am happy and focused in club football,” Wenger told British media.
“I have one more year to go with Arsenal and I have been with them for a long time.”
“I have always respected all my contracts and will continue to do that. What will I do after that? Honestly, I don’t know.
“England is my second country. I was absolutely on my knees when England went out against Iceland.”
Arsenal have had played under the aegis of Wenger since almost two decades now, wherein he has led them to a top 4 finish each year and a second position in the league last summer.
Another prospect who has been tipped to be the new manager for a temporary basis was the under-21 manager Gareth Southgate but apparently there was a lack of interest on his end.
According to local media, Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce will be interviewed for the job this week while U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s name is also doing the rounds.