Report: Southgate to sign England extension through 2022 World Cup

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Gareth Southgate is going to get the chance to better England’s strong 2018 World Cup run.

England announced a new deal with the manager through the end of 2022 tournament in Qatar.

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That ensures that Southgate will be under contract for three major tournaments (more if you include the UEFA Nations League). From Sky Sports:

The 48-year-old is expected to sign the paperwork before the senior squad joins up at St George’s Park on Sunday evening.

The new deal is understood to include a significant pay rise, which will mean Southgate earns 50 per cent more than he did for guiding England to the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup.

England is on the road for a pair of UNL matches during this international break, at Spain and Croatia. Spain beat England 2-1 and Croatia 6-0 in the first round of matches.