Phil Neville says he’s“100 per cent happy“ because England Women’s boss despite connections into the United States Women’s vacancy.
Ahead of Tuesday’s defeat to Norway in Bergen, it was reported Neville was the number one target of world champions USA to substitute incoming manager Jill Ellis.
However, if asked about the rumours following the match, Neville – who is defined to be in charge of a Great Britain team at next summer’s Tokyo Olympics – stated:“I have been linked with a number of jobs because becoming England manager and that’s because my players have been so excellent.
„I have said earlier, I really like the job I’m doing, it’s a tremendous challenge.
„The players are going in the ideal direction and I get endorsed unbelievably from the FA. I am 100 per cent happy.“
England’s defeat to Norway means that the Lionesses have gone four games without a win because their 3-0 World Cup quarter-final victory.
During Tuesday’s match, the Football Association announced the fixture will be a friendly against Brazil at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium on October 5.
And Neville explained:“We’ve got another game after that we’ll announce soon, and I’ve said to them we must win both matches. We must begin winning games again and playing better.“

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