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Manchester United’s Michael Carrick reveals management plans

Carrick, 37, hung up his boots in the summer to begin his coaching career as part of Jose Mourinho's backroom staff at Old Trafford, and the former midfielder is hopeful it is the first step on the road to proving he is up to the top job when the time comes.
Jose-Mourinho

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho can win the Premier League title

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Jose Mourinho can deliver a Premier League title for Manchester United, but has warned the Portuguese cannot “do miracles” with an underperforming side.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Gareth Southgate extends England contract until 2022 World Cup

Southgate, whose previous deal was due to end after Euro 2020, led his team to the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 28 years this summer in Russia.
GUUS HIDDINK

Guus Hiddink named Chinese Olympic team coach

Guus Hiddink has been tasked with ensuring China qualified for the finals of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament, after the former Real Madrid and Netherlands coach was handed the reins of the country’s under 21 team on Monday.
England's coach Gareth Southgate applauds during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between England and Belgium at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Patrick HERTZOG -

England keen to keep Gareth Southgate beyond Euro 2020

England's Football Association wants Gareth Southgate to stay on as manager beyond Euro 2020 but knows it cannot compete on wages if a Premier League club makes an approach.

Emmanuel Amuneke, Didier Drogba in FIFA panel to pick Player of the year

Nigeria’s Ex-international Emmanuel Amuneke and Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba were named by FIFA today as members of one of the two panels to shortlist candidates for Men’s Footballers and Coaches of the year for the 2017/18 season.

Fabio Capello leaves Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement

Former England manager Fabio Capello has left his role with Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement, according to Sky in Italy.

Gabriel Paletta leaves AC Milan for Jiangsu Suning

"As agreed by both parties, former Italy international Gabriel Paletta has joined Jiangsu Suning today," Jiangsu said in a statement on social media.

Antonio Conte, Jose Mourinho ‘out of their minds’ – Fabio Capello

Former England manager Fabio Capello branded feuding managers Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte as "totally out of their minds" for letting their public spat get out of control.

How Bayern Munich players caused Carlo Ancelotti’s sack – Fabio Capello

Italian coach Fabio Capello has accused Bayern Munich players of forcing Carlo Ancelotti out of the club.

Fabio Capello rules out Italy job, focus on China

Former England manager Fabio Capello on Friday ruled himself out as the Italian national team coach saying his focus was on his job in China.

I won’t leave Zenit St. Petersburg for Italy job – Mancini

Roberto Mancini insists he’s happy in Russia as boss of Zenit St. Petersburg and has ruled himself out of the race to replace Gian Piero Ventura as Italy head coach.

Fabio Cannavaro returns to Chinese champions Guangzhou

Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro was named manager of Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande on Thursday, returning to the club that cut him loose in 2015.

Wenger needs to adopt Mourinho’s tactics – Vieira

Former Arsenal captain, Patrick Vieira, has asked manager Arsene Wenger to adopt similar tactics to his Manchester United counterpart, Jose Mourinho.

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Former Canadian diplomat held in China a ‘pawn’

The pattern is familiar: Canada arrests a Chinese national wanted in the US. Shortly after, a Canadian national is locked up in China.