Harry Redknapp reportedly being considered as next Super Eagles gaffer

Harry Redknapp reportedly being considered as next Super Eagles gaffer

- Harry Redknapp has been linked with the Super Eagles job as replacement for Rohr

- Gernot Rohr has been coaching the Super Eagles for the past four years

- The German steered Nigeria to win bronze medal at the 2019 African Nations Cup

Former West Ham United coach Harry Redknapp is reportedly being considered as the next coach of the Super Eagles who could replace current handler Gernot Rohr.

Rohr has been handling the Super Eagles since August 2016 and the German football manager has taken Nigeria to two major competitions.

He took Nigeria to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia where the Super Eagles failed to reach the knock out stages no thanks to their defeat against Argentina.

Super Eagles under Gernot Rohr campaigned at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt where they finished as third best after beating Tunisia in the third place match.

The contract of Gernot Rohr is coming to an end with the Super Eagles and there have been speculation that he could leave the three-time African champions.

This has made Harry Redknapp being linked with taking over from Gernot Rohr.

“The feeling is Harry Redknapp will be coming to manage Nigeria soon.’’ a source told Star according to the report on Mirror UK.

Four years ago, Harry Redknapp was linked with the Super Eagles in which nothing was later agreed on.

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The 73-year-old has never handled any national team before in his career and coaching Nigeria could tempt the Englishman to return to management.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa named his teammate at the national team Wilfred Ndidi as the one who named him 'The Governor' which is what many people call him now.

Ahmed Musa is one of the successful Nigerian players considering the wealth he has acquired in football having played in the Russian Premier League and also in the English topflight.

He recently had an exclusive Instagram live interview with Legit.ng where he spoke on many things from how he started his football career before playing for the Super Eagles.

And when the former Premier League star was asked to explain why he is being called 'The Governor' by Nigerians and also in many part of the world, he revealed that Wilfred Ndidi gave him the name.

Musa stated that Wilfred Ndidi was impressed with the photos he saw where him and Shehu Abdullahi gave the less privileged some valuable things before the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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