FAI Say There's Been No Contact From Stoke Regarding O'Neill

FAI Say There's Been No Contact From Stoke Regarding O'Neill
Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

10 Jan 2018

The FAI say there's been no approach made by Stoke City about Martin O'Neill becoming their new manager.

That's despite reports saying the Republic of Ireland boss is their number one choice.

It's believed O'Neill is now the front runner to replace Mark Hughes at the club, after the previous favourite Gary Rowett signed a new contract at Derby County.

O'Neill has verbally agreeed to a new deal with the FAI, but is yet to put pen to paper.

Former Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores is also reportedly under consideration.