Southgate close to agreeing new Lions contract until Euro 2024

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Negotiations on a new contract between the English Football Association and manager Gareth Southgate are nearing a deal.

Sky Sports reported by Rob Dorsett that Southgate was close to agreeing on a new contract with the Football Association (FA) in full. According to the schedule it had previously said. It will be decide after the mission of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

England made it through the last game of the European qualifiers. Beating San Marino 10-0 on Monday. The final round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar has been secure. As the number one team in Group I Previously. The Three Lions opened their home game against Albania 5-0 on Friday. In total he scored 39 goals and conceded just 3 goals in 10 games.

Southgate’s current contract expires at the end of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at the end of next year. It has been extend by a round of contract extension from the one that expired. After Euro 2020 and now the new contract offered by the FA will expire after Euro 2024 hosted by Germany.

“Then the decision is with Gareth, as it is with (Republic of Ireland boss) Stephen [Kenny], then there are other factors that we might not know about which is fine.

“All Lewis can do is do what he’s done all the time which is to maintain a really good level.

“He’s been a fantastic player for us, we love him here, we wouldn’t swap him for anybody because he understands the club, understands what we’re about. But we can’t control the other decisions and we respect that.”