Found November 20, 2012 on
Ukraine are keen to lure former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp to become their new national team boss.
The former Soviet state recently failed in their bid to attract Andriy Shevchenko to take over the vacant seat and have now turned their attentions to the former Tottenham manager.
A statement from the Ukraine Football Federation read: "The praesidium took the decision to begin talks with Redknapp's representatives relating to him working in the post of chief coach of the national Ukraine team."
Earlier this year Redknapp, 65, was hotly tipped to take over as England manager - a position eventually handed to Roy Hodgson - following Fabio Capello's shock decision to resign.
And after missing out on the England job Redknapp was later sacked by Tottenham and has been out of work since.
The federation's head of Ukrainian national teams Mykhaylo Fomenko said: "In all the teams that Redknapp headed he quickly improved the quality of the game and achieved...
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The Ukraine Football Federation has begun negotiations with Englishman Harry Redknapp to fill the vacant position of national coach.
Redknapp, 65, coached Tottenham from 2008 to 2012 and was named the English Premier League coach of the year in 2010. He'd been the favorite to succeed Fabio Capello as England coach this year but lost out to Roy Hodgson.
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