Gareth Southgate signs four-years deal worth £12m to remain as England manager

England Manager Gareth Southgate,has been rewarded with a new four-year contract worth £12m around £3million-a-year contract that will see him remain as England manager until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Southgate, who took over the national job following Sam Allardyce’s sudden dismissal after one match in charge in September 2016, said: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the national team through the next two major tournaments. The job remains an incredible privilege and a true honour.

‘Experiencing at first first hand how the national united behind the team this summer was something special and it will e great to see how far this young squad can go in the years to come.

Southgate’s assistant Steve Holland has also signed a new contract until 2022 and FA chief executive Martin Glenn confirmed that he was the governing body in the July semi-final.

Speaking on the deal, FA chief executive Martin Glenn said: ‘Gareth has performed remarkably well and has given everyone the belief that England can compete on a world stage again.

‘He is also a tremendous ambassador for the organisation, our development teams and the wider work of the FA, although his focus is rightly solely on helping the elite team.

‘We wish him all the best for the rest of the UEFA Nations League and Euro 2020 qualifying next year which of course brings with it the exciting prospect of final round matches at Wembley.’

His right hand man Steve Holland, the former Chelsea coach, has also agreed a new deal to stay till 2022.

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