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Report: Jurgen Klinsmann holds talks over vacant England job

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Jurgen Klinsmann to England saga will not go away quietly. Despite multiple American soccer media members stating previously that U.S. Soccer hadn't granted the English FA permission to speak the USMNT manager, reports out of England continue to paint a different picture.

The Mirror reported on Friday that Klinsmann is indeed on England's shortlist of managers for their vacant position and that the English FA have held talks with the German legend.

Klinsmann's former national teammate, Oliver Bierhoff, tells them that he is in talks and would be a good choice for the gig.

"I think he is in discussion with England. He also gave the German national team a certain pride, atmosphere and organisation.

"The success of the German story is the high quality but also the good organisation and good atmosphere we have in the group.

"He would be a good fit for England. We started in 2004 together and he's not always, how can I say...nice to handle because he wants to change.

"But he brings motivation, he has the courage to make difficult decisions and perhaps you need something like this."

It's still a very small chance that Klinsmann ends up as the new England boss, but reports will still hold water until an official denial or acknowledgement is made by the FA or Klinsmann himself.

The longer this drags on the more possible it becomes.