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Ukraine FA did contact Redknapp - agent

Harry Redknapp's agent has confirmed the Football Federation of Ukraine have made contact as they look to appoint a new manager.

The FFU revealed in a statement today they would seek to initiate talks with Redknapp after identifying the 65-year-old as their primary target to succeed Oleg Blokhin.

I can confirm that we have been approached by the Ukrainian FA who are keen to talk to us about the possibility of Harry becoming the next manager of the national team.

– Redknapp's agent Paul Stretford.

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Snapshot: Shevchenko on the campaign trail

Ukraine legend Andriy Shevchenko is embarking on a political career. Credit: AP/PA
Sheva looking the part in Kiev. Credit: AP/PA

The recently retired Shevchenko is now a candidate for his country's new political party 'Forward Ukraine'. He's standing for election to Ukraine's parliament in this month's elections.

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