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Ex-Milan, Chelsea, Dynamo Kyiv striker Shevchenko offered Ukraine job

Andriy Shevchenko has been offered the role as head coach of the Ukraine national team.

The 36-year old former AC Milan, Chelsea and Dynamo Kyiv striker recently announced his retirement from the game and could now be back involved with the national team after it was revealed the Football Federation of Ukraine had approached him to replace Oleh Blokhin.

"President of the Football Federation of Ukraine Anatoliy Konkov has decided to invite Andriy Shevchenko to take the post of head coach," a statement read on the federation's official website.

President Konkov added: "Remember - Pep Guardiola achieved incredible results in a few years!

"I'm sure Shevchenko also be able to conquer great football countries as head coach of this country.

"He has enough experience and character.

"The federation, in turn, will ensure to give him all the help he needs with the national team."

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