Former England boss Glenn Hoddle is set to return to work for the FA.

Hoddle, aged 55, will take on a position in a new commission announced by the chairman of the FA, Greg Dyke, in a bid to transform the fortunes of the English national team, who have been anything but impressive in recent times.

The two met twice prior to Dyke making his speech on the state of the English game, and even consulted Hoddle about it.

Hoddle is expected to be announced as a member of the commission on Wednesday.

Glenn Hoddle will be just one of many key figures on the commission which also includes former players, FA board members, representatives from the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) and the League Managers' Association (LMA).

Further details will emerge from Dyke's speech at the Leaders in Football conference at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Dyke stated that England should aim to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2020 and win the World Cup in 2022.

England have not passed a quarter-final in the World Cup since reaching the last four in 1990 and have only won it once, in 1966. Their best performances since then were European Championship semi-final appearances in 1968 and 1996.

In a lengthy speech, Dyke laid out a vision to address what he made out to be a frightening trend, which was the number of English players in the Premier League, which is significantly less compared to what it was before.

In recent weeks, Hoddle praised Dyke's speech. The former England and Tottenham midfielder said he shared Dyke's concern at the number of growing foreign players in the Premier League, which leads to shortcomings for young English youth to have run in the top flight.

Quoted on the BBC, he said: "We've got foreign owners, who bring in foreign managers, who bring in foreign players above English players and it is a downward spiral.

"The England manager's job is a hard job and it will continue to get harder and harder unless we address it with a change of rules."

Hoddle was appointed the manager of the English national side in 1996 and oversaw 27 games, leading the Three Lions to the last 16 of the World Cup in 1998. He was then was dismissed a year later following controversial comments about people with disabilities.

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