Ex-PSG boss Kombouare who claimed talks with Tottenham still dreams of Premier League chance

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Lens boss Antoine Kombouare still dreams of a job in England, having previously claimed talks with Tottenham Hotspur, Swansea City, and West Bromwich Albion boss

Former PSG boss Antoine Kombouare says he still dreams of managing in the Premier League, according to Maxifoot.

The Frenchman claimed in 2013 that he was being courted by several English clubs, following his earlier sacking by PSG despite them being top of Ligue 1 at the time.

Kombouare told SkySports at the time: "The contacts? West Bromwich Albion, Swansea and Tottenham. I went to London to meet officials, but it never came to anything."

He admitted he did not land any of the roles because he was not first choice at any of the sides, and in the end he took a role with Saudi side Al Hilal, in which he lasted only six months.

Speaking to French outlet Maxifoot this week, Kombouare repeated his desire to manage in England, but admits having been unable to so far he is happy at his current job at Lens.

He said: "I looked to find a job in England. After that, my choice was made very simple, that I had a contract here and therefore studying all the possibilities that I had, the choice fell with Lens."

Kombouare does not have a particularly high profile in England, and admits that finding a role in the Premier League 'is not easy.'

He has enjoyed mixed fortunes at Lens since taking over in 2013, getting them promoted to Ligue 1, but last season they were relegated in 20th place.

Lens clearly have shown faith in him despite that and he is happy for now, and his difficult season in 2014/15 will not have helped his chances of landing a top role in the Premier League.

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