Alan Shearer wants to become England manager

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London, June 28: Former England striker Alan Shearer has revealed that he wishes to manage the England side in future.

England crashed out of the Euro 2016 last night (June 27) due to a dismal show against minnows Iceland in the round of 16 clash. Immediately after the defeat, England manager Roy Hodgson placed his resignation from his post.

England footballers practicing before Euro

Alan Shearer had represented England in 63 international matches and scored 30 goals. He has played for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United. He has also managed Newcastle United in 2009, though his stint was not successful as the club got relegated.

As soon as Roy Hodgson resigned the 45-year-old English star showed interest in taking up the job. Speaking about the topic to BBC, Shearer said: "I went to see the FA four or five years ago and I said, 'I want it, I'll have that job'.

"They looked at me and said, 'No, it's a lack of experience'. And I said, 'You've hired experienced guys, you've paid them an absolute fortune, I could not have done any worse than those guys'.

"I'd definitely speak to them, absolutely. I would offer my experience and tournament experience."

Along with him FA are also considering current English U21 manager Gareth Southgate. Regarding competition with Southgate, Shearer said: "Even if Gareth Southgate got it, for him to take players in with experience who've been there and done it, then that has to be of benefit also."

Alan Shearer also spoke about England's terrible Euro outing. He opined: "That was the worst performance I've ever seen from an England team. Ever.

"We were out-fought, out-thought, out-battled and totally hopeless for 90 minutes. I said after the three group games that England weren't good enough - I didn't see enough.

"It looked to me like Roy was making it up as he was going along. It was tactically inept.

"How can he pick Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere? We had players in the squad who didn't deserve to be there. Manchester City's winger Raheem Sterling hasn't performed. We can go on and on. Then there was Tottenham striker Harry Kane on corners - the list is endless.

"Our players caved tonight. We've all played under pressure, they caved and the manager caved. He gave Manchester United teenage striker Marcus Rashford four minutes and he still did more than anyone else.

"We are blinded by the Premier League, we think it's the best in the world for talent, it's not. We are totally reliant for foreign players and managers for excitement. We are not as good as we think we are."

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