Sunderland manager, Sam Allardyce is in line to become the next manager of the three Lions. England are without a manager following the resignation of Roy Hodgson who oversaw a lackluster Euro 2016 campaign.
Here are 7 things you should know about the next England manager.
- He is the 4th longest serving manager in the EPL. Only Sir Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger and Harry Redknapp have managed more games in the premiership than him.
- He has never won a major trophy as a manager.
- He has never been relegated as a manager.
- He brought Okocha to the EPL.
- He was interviewed for the England job in 2006 following Sven-Goran Eriksson’s departure.
- He overcame undiagnosed childhood dyslexia, a reading disorder.
- He has run a fast-food restaurant before.