Eyal eyes Is­rael job

The Jewish Chronicle - - Sport - EXCLUSIVE BY SI­MON GRIVER

EYAL Berkovic will be ap­pointed Is­rael man­ager if he can con­vince IFA chair­man Avi Lu­zon that he is the right man for the job.

With Avram Grant, the new Di­rec­tor of Foot­ball at Portsmouth, no longer in the race, Berkovic sees him­self as favourite to be­come Dror Kash­tan’s suc­ces­sor.

Con­firm­ing that Is­rael would be looking out for a new boss af­ter the World Cup cam­paign, Lu­zon re­cently put a damp­ener on Berkovic’s hopes, cit­ing a lack of man­age­rial ex­pe­ri­ence. “It is not pos­si­ble to ap­point as coach some­body who was a great player but has never coached,” he said. Grant was Lu­zon’s

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