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Coleman wants Premiership return

Former Fulham boss Chris Coleman admits he would be tempted by a return to the Premier League if the right job came up.

Coleman brought the curtain down on his six-month tenure at Spanish second division club Real Sociedad last week when he and assistant Steve Kean announced their joint resignations, citing outside interference in team affairs as one of the reasons.

His name was linked with the assistant manager's job at Newcastle - he played under Kevin Keegan at Fulham - but the former Wales international is in no rush to get back into football.

"I've been doing it for the last five years so maybe a bit of time off won't do me any harm," he told the

BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme.

"But if something comes up and you think it could be a good one, then you're going to go for it."

Coleman quit the Spanish club after a clash with new club president Inaki Badiola, who went over his head to sign players.

"One stipulation I made in my contract was that I was allowed to buy and sell my own players and he agreed but I know he went back on that because the first player who came through the door was not my signing," said Coleman.

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