Ukraine are hoping former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp will become their new national team coach. The former Soviet state were recently unable to attract Andriy Shevchenko to take over the vacant seat and have now turned their attentions to Redknapp.

A statement from the Ukraine Football Federation said: "The presidium took the decision to begin talks with Redknapp's representatives relating to him working in the post of chief coach of the national Ukraine team."

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