Wales boss Chris Coleman willing to work abroad for Champions League chance

Wales boss Chris Coleman says that he is willing to work abroad in order to secure an opportunity to work in the Champions League.

Wales boss Chris Coleman has reiterated that he would like to manage a team in the Champions League at some stage during his career.

After Wales missed out on qualification for the World Cup, Coleman's future as national team manager is up in the air and the friendly with Panama on Tuesday night could be his last game in charge.

Coleman has previously spoken of a desire to be involved in the Champions League, but the former Fulham boss has acknowledged that he may have to return to the continent in order to achieve that goal.

The 47-year-old is quoted by BBC Sport as saying: "I have always stressed I would love to experience working in the Champions League. I am not going to get that from a club in the Premier League. It is just not going to happen. Not now. To do that I would probably have to travel.

"There are very few managers that are in a position to say where they want to work. Jobs in the industry are few and far between. That would be a realistic path for me to take whenever my time is up with Wales. I am not afraid to travel."

Coleman has previously spent time at Spanish outfit Real Sociedad and Greek side AEL Larissa.

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Read Next:
Coleman: 'Ramsey fit to face Spurs'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account