Sven-Goran Eriksson Steps Down As Ivory Coast Manager After Elimination From World Cup 2010

Former England boss back on the market...
Sven-Goran Eriksson has refused to confirm where his future lies after stepping down as Ivory Coast manager.

His team crashed out of the World Cup 2010 in the opening stages after failing to progress from Group G, and now that the Swede's short term deal as coach has ended, he has been linked with a return to club management.

Fulham remains his most likely destination, with current Cottagers boss Roy Hodgson expected to take up the vacant manager's position at Liverpool. exclusively revealed on Friday that the former England boss is on a four-man shortlist for the Fulham hotseat, along with former Charlton boss Alan Curbishley.

Eriksson remained coy on his future after the Ivory Coast's 3-0 win over North Korea.

"It was very clear when I took the job it was to the end of our World Cup and that is today," he told reporters.

"From tomorrow I will stay some days, maybe watching some football and then I will take some holiday.

"Then, we will see, I don't know."

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