Gary Neville sends message to Gareth Southgate over his England future | Football
Gary Neville says he would ‘love’ Gareth Southgate to remain in charge of England after the Three Lions’ exit from the World Cup.
England were beaten 2-1 by France in Qatar, despite a spirited and impressive performance from Southgate’s side.
Harry Kane, who had got the side back on level terms from the spot in the second half, missed a late penalty to send the game to extra-time.
The defeat means England bow out at the quarter-final stage, which is Southgate’s worst finish as England boss during his three tournaments at the helm.
The FA want Southgate to continue at the helm for Euro 2024 and he has another 24 months to run on his deal with the Three Lions.
And Neville says Southgate is the right man to continue in the job for the European Championships.
‘I would love Gareth to stay on for another two years. I’d love him to stay on beyond that whether it be actually as the coach or whether it be in a role in the FA in the future,’ said Neville.
‘England in the last 10 years have won youth tournaments. We’ve won a women’s tournament in the summer. We’ve got to the men’s final in the Euros. We’re playing really well.
‘We’ve got a good team of technical players. England is in a pretty good place, let’s be clear about that.
‘We’ve been out of tournaments in disgrace in the last 25 years, thinking what the hell is that what is the future. We’ve got a great future and he is a big part of that.;
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