Arsene Wenger refuses to rule out taking England job

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

The Arsenal manager has been named as a potential replacement for Roy Hodgson.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Speaking on beIN Sports, quoted by the Telegraph, Arsene Wenger has failed to categorically rule himself out of the running for the England job.

England are looking for their next manager after Roy Hodgson resigned from his position on Monday evening.

His departure came after the embarrassing defeat to Iceland at Euro 2016 that saw the Three Lions knocked out of the competition at the last 16 stage.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

A number of names have already been linked to the position last week and Wenger is among those. He has now fanned those flames by refusing to categorically ruling himself out of the running for the position.

“I have a contract until 2017 with Arsenal and I have always respected my contacts, but I do not yet know what I will do afterwards,” he told beIN Sports, quoted by the Telegraph.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

The England job could be an ideal manner in which Wenger could bring about an end to his long reign at Arsenal.

He has come under pressure at the club in recent years, as they have failed to challenge, with last season in particular seeing fans protesting against him.

He only has a year left on his current deal though and perhaps one final strong campaign in the Premier League before taking the England job would be the perfect manner in which for him to go.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

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