South­gate is here to stay

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with the team and be­lief in what we’re try­ing to do.

“So why would I rush to leave that op­por­tu­nity and chance to af­fect not just the foot­ball but the other parts that the role brings?”

South­gate is also con­vinced his as­sis­tant Steve

Hol­land will stay by his side… at least in the short term.

Hol­land has been linked with a pos­si­ble role back at Stam­ford

Bridge should

Chelsea call time on Mau­r­izio Sarri’s reign.

The 49-year-old worked at Chelsea for seven years along­side the likes of Carlo An­celotti, Rafa Ben­itez, Jose Mourinho and An­to­nio Conte and re­mains a pop­u­lar fig­ure among Chelsea’s top brass.

But South­gate said: “He (Hol­land) is hugely im­por­tant to ev­ery­thing we do

“I am sure at some point in the fu­ture he is go­ing to want to be a man­ager and take that op­por­tu­nity.

I don’t be­lieve that would be now be­cause he is very com­mit­ted to the work we are do­ing, look­ing for­ward to next sum­mer. But un­ques­tion­ably, I’m sure he is go­ing to get those de­sires.”

SPURRING PART­NERS Eng­land’s Dele Alli (right) and Harry Kane dur­ing train­ing in Guimaraes

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