Reed pushing McClaren for Southampton job

Southampton football chief Les Reed is talking up Steve McClaren as Mauricio Pochettino's successor.

Southampton football chief Les Reed is talking up Steve McClaren as Mauricio Pochettino's successor.

The Daily Star says the Derby County boss is the shock contender in the frame to replace Tottenham-bound Mauricio Pochettino as Southampton manager.

McClaren is understood to have the backing of Saints increasingly influential executive director and board member Reed.

Reed knows ex-England boss McClaren from his time working at the FA.

 
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