Wiegman denies contract reports, remains relaxed over England future

By Sports Desk October 10, 2022

England manager Sarina Wiegman has denied reports she has agreed a contract extension, but says she remains relaxed about the situation and is "very happy" in her role.

Wiegman's impact since taking charge of the Lionesses last year has been nothing short of remarkable; England are unbeaten in 23 matches under the Dutch coach, winning 21 and scoring 120 goals. 

Reports had suggested Wiegman, who led England to a remarkable home triumph at the Women's Euros in July, had agreed a new deal to run until 2027.

Wiegman's current contract is set to expire in 2025, and while the 52-year-old acknowledges talks over a renewal have taken place, she refuted suggestions a deal was already agreed.

"I'm very happy with the contract I have. I feel very valued, we have had conversations, very good ones, and we're all happy," Wiegman said on Monday.

"I'm happy, the team is happy, the FA is happy. We have a couple of tournaments to go and it's very comfortable. I hope we keep it that way and keep performing well."

England continued their strong form by beating the United States at Wembley Stadium last Friday, and will host the Czech Republic in another friendly at the AMEX Stadium on Tuesday.

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