Sam Allardyce responds when asked if he'd return to management with Stoke

General Ground View at  Stoke-on-Trent during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Blackburn Rover at Bet365 Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Stoke on Trent, England.

Allardyce has remained out of work since Everton sacked him at the end of the 2017-18 season.

Everton's English manager Sam Allardyce looks on before the English Premier League football match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on May 5,...

The former Everton manager Sam Allardyce has revealed whether or not he would take the Stoke City manager's job - should it be offered.

Allardyce has remained out of work since Everton sacked him at the end of the 2017-18 season. 

And with no known approaches made by Premier League clubs in the meantime, the 65-year-old may soon have to consider Championship options. 

His name has already been tentatively associated with the vacancy at Stoke, who sit bottom of the table despite possessing one of the league's biggest budgets.

 

But when asked if he would indeed be keen on the role, Allardyce told the Talksport show he co-hosted with Alan Brazil on Tuesday: "No.

"I keep coming down here and enjoying myself too much with you!"

As well as Everton, Allardyce has managed Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United, Sunderland and Crystal Palace with relative success.

But a controversial spell as England boss has left a blot on the Dudley native's copybook. 

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