Ex-Sunderland, Leeds boss Reid reveals Iran offer

Former Sunderland and Leeds boss Peter Reid has rejected an offer to coach the Iranian national side.

Reid, who is currently out of work, claims he turned down a three-year deal to take charge of Iran.

Iran have been without a coach since the sacking of Amir Ghalenoei back in July.

"It's international football and they've got some decent players around Europe," the 51-year-old told the Asian Football Confederation website.

"Obviously I know Andranik (Teimourian) at Bolton and I like (Javad) Nekounam at Osasuna."

Reid is also reported to be in contention for the vacant manager's job at Burnley after holding talks with the Championship club.

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