Southgate has been out of an official managerial job since 2009 - but was the FA's head of development alongside Sir Trevor Brooking - from January 2011 to July 2012.
The former Middlesbrough left the role after he was denied the chance of becoming England's technical director. However, Southgate seems to have more of a chance of landing the Under-21 job after reportedly being granted an interview.
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