Sven Goran Eriksson is interested in the Aston Villa job.
Eriksson has been installed as one of the early frontrunners to replace Martin O'Neill who dramatically quit after four years in charge.
Sources close to the 62-year-old told PA Sport: "Of course, Sven would be interested in this job.
"He has always said that he would like to go back into the Premier League. It is a big target for him."
United States coach Bob Bradley has been made the other early favourite by bookmakers with Alan Curbishley, Jurgen Klinsmann and Martin Jol also in the frame.
Eriksson's representative, Athole Still, insisted there has not been any approach from Villa for the Swede, who was in charge of the Ivory Coast during the recent World Cup finals.
Still said: "There has been no contact from Aston Villa. Sven gets associated with a lot of big jobs but, as we speak, there has been no contact from Aston Villa."
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