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Capello targets Premier League job

April 26, 2012
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Former England manager Fabio Capello has revealed that he wants to stay in the game for another few years and has admitted the prospect of managing a Premier League side interests him.

Fabio Capello
GettyImagesFabio Capello has been linked with the Russia job

• Capello rules out Inter Milan

Capello, who turns 66 in June, had repeatedly insisted during his time in charge of England that he intended to retire after Euro 2012, saying in 2010 that he would be "too old" to remain in the game and adding: "I want to live my life like a pensioner."

However, the Italian is considering an offer to take charge of China till 2014 and he has also been linked to a host of managerial positions in England and Italy. While Capello stopped short of naming any clubs, he did reveal that he would like to coach in the Premier League.

"I want to be a coach for another two years," he told Sky Sport 24. "I love London. I prefer to coach in the Premier League. In Italy, I can coach only if it will be an interesting project."

Speculation had emerged that the former AC Milan manager was set to take over at the Rossoneri as director of football, but Capello said that was pure speculation.

"I'm not interested," he said. "I only see these stories in the Italian newspapers. I was a director for four years, when I managed England. I want to work on the pitch."