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Steve McClaren turns down chance to become Dundee United boss

Steve McClaren turns down chance to become Dundee United boss
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The former England manager had held talks with the club.

Steve McClaren will not pursue the chance to become Dundee United head coach, the PA news agency understands.

McClaren held talks with sporting director Tony Asghar and was interested in joining United.

But the former England manager has decided against moving to Tayside.

It is understood the 59-year-old remains keen to get back into management but felt the time was not right for a move to United.

The former Middlesbrough and Newcastle boss left his previous managerial role at QPR in April 2019.

United have been looking for a new head coach since Robbie Neilson made a shock return to Hearts on June 22.

The former UEFA Cup finalists won the Scottish Championship but their return to the top flight was put into doubt by ongoing legal action by Hearts, who are aiming to stop them getting promoted and save themselves from relegation.

United have also held talks with former Watford and Cardiff manager Malky Mackay, who is the Scottish Football Association performance director.

They have also been linked with the likes of former United captain Jon Daly, Tranmere boss Micky Mellon and former Hearts coach Austin MacPhee.

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