Former Manchester United boss David Moyes says he was offered a job in China, one of “numerous opportunities”.
The Chinese transfer record was broken on Friday for the third time in 10 days, as Super League side Jiangsu Suning spent £38.4m on Alex Teixeira.
Moyes was sacked by United in April 2014 after 10 months in charge, before spending a year at Real Sociedad.
“My heart has always been in the Premier League. I’ve had an offer to go to China as well,” said Moyes, 52.
Moyes – a guest on Saturday morning’s Danny Baker show on BBC 5 live – was asked if he could be back in a job next season.
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“I think I will,” he said. “I have had numerous opportunities, especially since I have come back to England.
“I want to pick the right job, one that really excites me and one I am able to get my teeth into. You want to feel you can manage the way you want to manage.”
On the prospect of coaching an international team, Moyes said: “I would have an interest. I have come through all the layers of football.
“If the right international job came I don’t think I would say ‘no’, but at the moment it is club management.
“It is in my blood, I have managed 850 games and I would like to get to 1,000 games.”
What about Mourinho at Man Utd?
Asked about reports that former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho’s representatives are in talks about the managerial position at Manchester United, Moyes said: “Jose would arguably be up there with the best managers in the world,
“Manchester United is a great football club and I don’t think there’s any manager in the world who would not want to work for them.
“The big thing is that there is a manager in place. I think it is wrong that we talk about somebody’s job. I think we talk too easily in football about men losing their job.”
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