Gareth Southgate begins ticking boxes as England boss as the FA look to the future
Sitting in the Terry Venables Suite at St George's Park, this was no pre-meditated sales pitch as to why he should become the country's next permanent boss.
On the contrary, Southgate repeatedly refused to make himself a hostage to fortune and commit beyond the next four games as interim coach despite being asked on numerous occasions whether he wanted the position full-time.
"Do I feel that I am the right person at this moment in time to do this particular role? Yes. Absolutely," he said. "Anything else moving forward is something that needs to be considered."
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