Gareth Southgate has been appointed as England manager permanently by the Football Association(FA) on a four-year contract until the end of Euro 2020. Southgate was promoted to the top job at the end of September after predecessor Sam Allardyce was removed from the position after being caught up in a Telegragh sting relating to alleged corruption in football.
Gareth Southgate managed England first team four games earning two wins and two draws, including a 3-0 win over Scotland and 2-2 draw against Spain in friendly match. Gareth Southgate has revealed his pride at being named England manager on a permanent basis after penning a four-year deal.
After he signed the four year deal, Southgate expressed his delight: “I am extremely proud to be appointed England manager. However, I’m also conscious that getting the job is one thing, now I want to do the job successfully, For me, the hard work starts now. “.
Southgate added:”I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with the players over these past four games and I think there’s huge potential. I’m determined to give everything I have to give the country a team that they’re proud of and one that they’re going to enjoy watching play and develop.