Gareth Southgate will be asked to STAY on as England manager into his third World Cup by FA regardless of the Euro 2024 final result… but 53-year-old is keeping his thoughts secret

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By Sami Mokbel

Published: 16:43 EDT, 11 July 2024 | Updated: 16:51 EDT, 11 July 2024

The Football Association want to tempt Gareth Southgate into managing England astatine nan World Cup sloppy of nan result of Sunday's crunch final.

Southgate will lead nan federation into nan Euro 2024 showpiece successful Berlin pinch uncertainty hanging complete his future.

His existent woody expires successful December but immoderate determination to time off would beryllium made good successful beforehand pinch England's adjacent group of fixtures scheduled for September.


There has been a increasing emotion that Southgate would time off his position aft nan Euros amid discontent from nan instrumentality guidelines towards his stewardship.

But England's euphoric tally to nan European Championship final successful Berlin this weekend, wherever they will look Spain, has reaffirmed nan FA's stance that Southgate remains nan champion personification for nan job.

Gareth Southgate will beryllium asked to enactment connected arsenic England head until nan World Cup sloppy of nan Euro 2024 last result

The 53-year-old has now led nan Three Lions to back-to-back finals astatine European Championship

The FA stay patient believers that Southgate is still nan champion personification to return England forward

And English football's governing assemblage will show Southgate that they want him to enactment successful complaint for astatine slightest different 2 years, taking him to USA 2026, erstwhile nan existent tourney is finished, moreover if they suffer connected Sunday.

Southgate' reconnection pinch a disaffected fanbase that aimed integrative brew cups astatine him during nan group stages would easiness nan way towards immoderate caller statement for nan England boss.

The 53-year-old has kept his thoughts astir his early beyond Euro 2024 concealed which has added uncertainty successful caller months.

Indeed, Southgate, triumph aliases suffer connected Sunday, whitethorn already person decided he wants to prosecute a return to nine management.

He was a contender to switch Erik 10 Hag astatine Manchester United, but nan Dutchman has signed a caller woody astatine Old Trafford.

If Southgate does time off his station past Newcastle caput coach Eddie Howe, Mauricio Pochettino and Graham Potter would beryllium contenders to switch him.

Meanwhile, Southgate admits his squad will request to nutrient nan 'perfect' capacity to flooded Spain successful nan Euros final.

The Spanish are wide recognised arsenic nan astir complete squad present successful Germany while England's early performances during nan tourney were mostly criticised.

A reconnection pinch a disaffected fanbase that aimed integrative brew cups astatine him would easiness nan way to a caller contract

Southgate, however, is keeping his cards adjacent to his thorax successful position of what he is looking for

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And Southgate said: 'They would beryllium rightly favourites for what they person done this tournament. They person been nan champion team.

'They person sewage a time longer and successful nan past 3 finals, possibly more, it has been rather important truthful we person sewage to get our betterment spot on. Tactically we will person to beryllium cleanable arsenic they are specified a bully side.'

It is hoped Kieran Trippier, who was substituted astatine half-time of nan semi-final triumph complete Holland owed to a suspected groin issue, will beryllium fresh capable to train earlier Sunday's final.


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