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Southgate focused on Euros despite Man Utd links

2024/05/13 10:35

England boss Gareth Southgate reaffirms his commitment to this summer's European Championships despite speculation linking him to Manchester United.

The 53-year-old manager is set to guide England at Euro 2024 in Germany, potentially marking his fourth and final tournament leading the national team.

With his Football Association contract set to expire in December, Southgate has been rumoured as a potential candidate for the Manchester United managerial position, if the club opts to part ways with Erik ten Hag.

Speaking to ITV News, Southgate said: "Well, I'm not a big gambling man, and bookies, they can make their odds but it's not conversations that's been had with me."

"I've got one thing to focus on. That's having as successful a tournament with England as possible. Everything else outside of that is a complete irrelevance to me.

"If I start talking about that, then I'm already distracted from what I'm doing. So, I think the country would expect that my focus is on England, and rightly so it is.

"We've had three tournaments where we've taken the public on a brilliant ride, I think we know that and I know that you've got that desire to go that one step further, and this is a brilliant opportunity for us to do that."

Gareth Southgate
NameGareth Southgate
Born/Age1970-09-03(53 -yrs-old)
Job RoleManager



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2024-05-13 12h32m by jreedmanbrst
My job is to prepare this team, to lead this team and that&
2024-05-13 11h51m by mfosterfield
My focus is solely on England and the European Championships.

As a football fan, I can't help but feel a bit nervous about the speculation surrounding Southgate and Manchester United. He's done a fantastic job with the national team and I hope he stays committed to leading us in the Euros. Let's focus on the tournament and leave the transfer rumors for later.
2024-05-13 11h24m by jgibsonson
I don&
2024-05-13 10h47m by eedwards
I think it would be hugely disrespectful to the team, to the FA and to everybody involved for me to be thinking about anything else. My focus is on the Euros and that&
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