Former Tottenham and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell says he would be prepared for his first managerial role to be with a Non-League club writes Tom Feaheny.
Campbell who retired from playing in May 2012, has struggled to break into the management industry. Although he is currently working as assistant coach of Trinidad & Tobago, working alongside the former Wrexham, centre-half Dennis Lawrence.
Campbell though wants to be a manager and speaking to the Guardian he said while he is struggling to get a role, he is happy to take on a role with a Non-League side.
“People may think that I just want to manage in the Premier League. I’m prepared to go to a non-league club. If they can’t pay me a salary just pay me a win bonus.
“I’m up for that. I won’t be up for that four or five years down the line, but definitely for the first year. I’m itching to start. I just need a chance, even just an interview in which I can say. ‘Take me for free and I’ll show you what I can do.'”
Sol Campbell on becoming a manager: “I’m prepared to go to a non-league club & if they can’t pay me a salary then just pay me a win bonus. ” pic.twitter.com/9QapuhCyFO
— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) July 9, 2017