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Former England boss Eriksson unveiled at Shanghai East Asia


Former England boss Eriksson unveiled at Shanghai East Asia

Sven-Goran Eriksson has stayed in China for the next chapter of his managerial career.

The Former England boss from Sweden has been unveiled as the new manager of Chinese Super league side Shanghai East Asia.

And the 66-year-old has big plans for his new club, including splashing the cash on international signings.

Eriksson said: “The plan is to make a very big football club, not only in China but also in Asia. For sure there will be some new faces, new players for next season. Exactly who…. or which kind of player, it’s too early to speak about that today. But there will be new, some foreigners and some new Chinese players, yes.”

Eriksson has signed a two-year contract worth a reported five million euros a year.

His appointment follows a 15-month stint as coach of southern China’s Guangzhou R&F who he guided to third place last term.

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