Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he is not ready to move into management when he hangs up his boots.
Carragher, who is retiring from football at the end of the season, has long been tipped to stay in the game in a coaching capacity at Anfield.
However, Carragher has opted to take a break from the game and has signed as Sky Sports' new pundit for next season.
The 35-year-old admits he may consider becoming a manager in the future, but he insists he is no rush to make the move having seen what the game can do to former managers.
"If you'd asked me at the start of my career I would have said I was going to be a manager," Carragher told the Daily Telegraph. "I may still be in future, but there seemed to be an expectation it was a natural progression for me.
"I'd read all the interviews with other players mentioning how much I love playing, watching, reading and talking about it and it seemed to make people just presume it would happen.
"It's not an easy thing to get...