FA technical manager Les Reed has confessed it could be a”tough ask” to prevent Gareth Southgate from leaving his job as England manager to join a Premier League club.
Southgate has managed a remarkable transformation since being promoted from his role the summer, contributing England into the 2018 World Cup semi-finals and also the Nations League finals.
The prior experience as a club manager arrived in an spell in where he was sacked in 2009 his side was expelled in the Premier League.
“It could be a tough ask based on what he had been provided,” Reed told Sky Sports News. “But I understand Gareth’s mindset at the moment is that he wants to become a England manager that wins something.
“I think that the attraction of being the next England boss to draw us to a World Cup final is a powerful pull and I think he understands that by doing his stock’s not going to return.
“Obviously it’s something that we’ve got at the back of our heads all of the time but I know Gareth’s motivation is on this team and developing this group moving forward.”
England have carried their impressive type under Southgate into qualifying for its 2020 European Union and will be looking to keep their perfect start when they host Kosovo on Tuesday evening.
Southgate’s side defeated Bulgaria 4-0 at Wembley on Saturday to make it three wins from three together with 14 goals scored and one .