McClaren agent admits Twente interest

Steve McClaren's agent has confirmed reports linking the former Middlesbrough and England manager with FC Twente.

Colin Gordon of Key Sports Management, confirmed that a managerial spell in Holland is a possibility for his client.

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"Steve is a top manager so he will be linked with any jobs which are vacant," Gordon said. "He was just over in Holland watching some football and obviously there is a lot of speculation flying about at the moment.

"I'm sure he'll be linked with the Getafe job as well now with their manager [Michael Laudrup] is set to leave and there are a couple of jobs in Denmark so no doubt his name will be linked with them as well."

When asked if McClaren was a serious contender for position with the Enschede outfit Gordon said he could be in the running.

"It's an option - they are a club in the Champions League and he has experience of managing at the top level," Gordon added. "Taking a position abroad is certainly a possibility for Steve."

McClaren, 47, has been out of work since he left the England job in November following the failure to qualify for Euro 2008.

FC Twente though have played down speculation which linked McClaren with the post with departing Ajax coach Adrie Koster also believed to be in the frame.

An FC Twente spokesman said: "Steve McClaren was in the stadium because he wanted to watch a good game of football in Holland.

"We have not decided on a new coach yet. We have just qualified for the Champions League and it will be decided in time."

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