England football team manager Sam Allardyce has been caught up in a newspaper sting where he is alleged to have met with a fake consortium of Far East businessmen seeking guidance on the Premier League’s billion pound transfer marketplace.
Former Bolton Wanderers, West Ham United and Sunderland boss Allardyce replaced Hodgson in July as England manager.
Reuters was unable to independently check the report. An FA spokesman said: “We have asked The Daily Telegraph to supply us with the complete facts in regards to this issue.”
Sam Allardyce replaced Roy Hodgson as England’s manager on July after the latter stepped down following England’s exist from Euro 2016. Allardyce has managed England in one game so far in Russia in the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup against Slovakia. Allardyce has formerly been manager of Premier League teams like West Ham United and Sunderland. Sunderland, last season, just about saved themselves from relegation in a thrilling end of the season encounter against Everton in which they score three goals to send competitions and one of Allardyce’s former clubs Newcastle United to the Championship.