Swansea City boss Steve Cooper is very interested in the role as England Under-21s manager, a source has exclusively revealed to Football League World.
But it is claimed that Cooper is focused on the task at hand with Swansea at this moment in time, with the Swans well-placed to win promotion back into the Premier League this term.
Cooper has been in charge of Swansea since June 2019, where he took charge of the club after a spell with the England Under-17s side, in a role he held for four years.
He has certainly made a positive impact with the Championship club, who are currently sat third in the second-tier standings, as they head into their final four matches of this year’s campaign.
The Swans have struggled at times in the second-half of this year’s league campaign, with some supporters likely to be frustrated that they’re set to miss out on the automatic promotion places.
It remains to be seen as to when he’ll make a decision on his future, but he’s seemingly keen on the job as England Under-21s’ manager in the future.
It has recently been reported by The Telegraph that Cooper has emerged as a potential target for Tottenham Hotspur, who are looking to find Jose Mourinho’s permanent replacement.
It was recently confirmed that Aidy Boothroyd had left his role in charge of the England Under-21s, after failing to take them out of the Group Stage of European Championships this year.
England only won once in their final group game, which saw them miss out on qualification into the knockout stages in April.
That led to Boothroyd stepping away from his role as their manager, after spending five years in the dugout working with some of the England’s promising young players.
Cooper’s Swansea City side are set to return to action on Tuesday evening, when they host QPR, in what is likely to be a tricky test for the Swans, as they face an in-form Hoops side at the Liberty Stadium.