Eoin Morgan insists reports linking him with the England white-ball coach's job are 'far-fetched'... as he distances himself from the role and calls on under-pressure Matthew Mott to be given more time

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  • England person endured a disastrous World Cup run pinch conscionable 1 victory
  • White-ball coach Matthew Mott has travel nether important unit arsenic a result 
  • World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan had been touted to return connected nan role 

By Pa Sport

Published: 11:21 EDT, 1 November 2023 | Updated: 11:21 EDT, 1 November 2023

Eoin Morgan has distanced himself from nan England white-ball coach's occupation and says Matthew Mott should beryllium fixed much time.

England are connected nan verge of crashing retired of nan World Cup aft losing 5 of their six matches truthful acold to beryllium bottommost of nan table.

After nan defending champions' latest conclusion - against hosts India connected Sunday - erstwhile one-day skipper Morgan said nan players were 'definitely unsettled' and 'there's thing other going on, location has to be'.


Liam Livingstone has since insisted location are 'no rifts successful nan camp', while Sky Sports pundit Morgan played down talk he could switch Australian Mott, who signed a four-year woody erstwhile appointed successful May 2022, saying: 'It's a spot far-fetched.'

Speaking connected Sky Sports, he continued: 'I was very clear successful what I thought mightiness beryllium a origin to nan capacity nan England squad person produced successful this World Cup, because cipher successful nan changing room - skipper aliases coach aliases immoderate of nan players - tin explicate nan business they find themselves in.

Former skipper Eoin Morgan has distanced himself from nan England white-ball coach's job

Matthew Mott is nether immense unit pursuing England's disastrous World Cup campaign

'But I americium very happy and cemented, hopefully, successful what I americium going to do successful nan future.

'I walk a batch of clip astatine location now pinch my young family, which is great, and I emotion watching on.'

England, whose hopes of reaching nan knock-out shape are each but mathematically over, play Australia connected Saturday and past look nan Netherlands and Pakistan.

Morgan added: 'They are double world champions for a reason, they are not a bad team, by immoderate stretch.

England person mislaid 5 of their six games astatine nan tourney and are each but eliminated 

Morgan was England's white-ball skipper erstwhile they won nan World Cup backmost successful 2019

'Matthew Mott is going done nan biggest situation of his England coaching profession astatine nan infinitesimal and it is 1 that he should beryllium fixed clip to put right.

'Certainly towards nan T20 World Cup successful nan Caribbean and nan USA.

'But, if nan England squad don't suffice for nan Champions Trophy, nan likes of (managing head of men's cricket) Rob Key and nan ECB will travel nether expanding unit surrounding his (Mott's) job.'


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