EXCLUSIVE: England U20 head coach Joe Edwards emerges as shock contender for the Millwall job... as Championship side accelerate search for Gary Rowett's successor

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  • Millwall are continuing to hunt for Gary Rowett's replacement arsenic manager
  • Joe Edwards has built an fantabulous estimation arsenic 1 of England's finest coaches
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By Sami Mokbel For Mailonline

Published: 06:29 EDT, 1 November 2023 | Updated: 08:01 EDT, 1 November 2023

England Under-20 caput coach Joe Edwards has emerged arsenic a daze campaigner for nan vacant Millwall manager's job.

The Championship broadside are advancing pinch their recruitment of a caller caput coach pursuing nan departure of Gary Rowett past month.

Former Southampton and Luton leader Nathan Jones is emerging arsenic a starring contender for nan position astatine The Den arsenic nan knowledgeable coach seeks a return to guidance pursuing his sacking astatine St Mary's earlier this year.

Edwards, however, is understood to beryllium among nan names Millwall are keen to speak to arsenic they determine connected their adjacent imperishable caput coach.

Edwards is presently head of England's U20 squad and has built an fantabulous estimation arsenic 1 of nan champion young coaches successful nan country.

England U20 caput coach Joe Edwards has a estimation arsenic 1 of nan country's finest coaches

Millwall person Edwards nether information arsenic they activity to find a successor to Gary Rowett 

He spent a vastly successful academy coaching profession astatine Chelsea earlier being promoted into nan elder set-up by Frank Lampard successful 2019.

Eventually Edwards played a cardinal domiciled nether Thomas Tuchel arsenic Chelsea lifted nan Champions League successful 2021.

Edwards reunited pinch Lampard astatine Everton successful 2021 earlier pursuing nan ex-England world backmost to Stamford Bridge earlier this twelvemonth for an interim spell pursuing nan sacking of Graham Potter.

Jones' immense acquisition of Championship shot could springiness nan 50-year-old nan separator successful nan title to onshore nan Millwall job, while Kevin Muscat - who went adjacent to landing nan Rangers occupation - is besides a contender.

John Eustace is admired by Millwall, but he is simply a starring contender for nan Bristol City vacancy.

But Edwards is simply a coach that features highly connected nan southbound London club's imaginable database of contenders to switch existent interim leader Adam Barrett.

Nathan Jones is among nan starring contenders to go nan caller head of Millwall


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