London - Gareth
Southgate has been offered the England manager's job and could be
confirmed in the role as early as Monday, according to British newspaper
reports on Thursday.
Southgate, who recently completed a four-game stint as interim
manager, was interviewed by a five-man panel at the St George's Park
national football centre in Burton-on-Trent, central England, last
Southgate is the only candidate to have been interviewed for the post
and newspapers including The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and The Sun
said he had been offered the job.
England's Football Association has not commented on the process.
Southgate, 46, is thought to have been offered a four-year contract,
which would take him through to the 2020 European Championship.
The former Middlesbrough manager stepped up from his role as England
Under-21s coach after Sam Allardyce left his post in the wake of a
Southgate oversaw two wins and two draws in his four games at the
helm, culminating in a 2-2 friendly draw against Spain at Wembley last