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Ex-Man City boss Erikssen takes £4M-a-year Shanghai East Asia job

Former Manchester City and England boss Sven Goran Eriksson has been named new coach of Shanghai East Asia.

The 66-year-old was unveiled as the club's new coach on Tuesday after signing a contract worth a reported £4million a year.

"I am very happy and very proud that it is finally official that we are here and I am going to be the head coach of this club," he said after being appointed.

Eriksson's new salary is expected to be double the amount he earned while at fellow Chinese Super League outfit Guangzhou R&F.

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