Reports suggested Italian Giovanni Trapattoni had emerged as favourite for the post vacated by Steve Staunton last October after a poor Euro 2008 qualifying campaign.
Former England manager Terry Venables, who also worked as assistant coach to Steve McClaren, has also been linked with the position.
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