The agent of PSV coach Guus Hiddink, says the Dutch coach would be interested in talking charge of England after the World Cup.

Hiddink is among the favourites to succeed Sven-Goran Eriksson, who announced he would be quitting his post after the World Cup finals.

Hiddink has guided Australia to the 2006 World Cup and has taken both Holland and South Korea to the last four in previous finals.

Cees van Nieuwenhuizen told BBC Radio Five Live: “There’s been no contact but he would definitely be interested in hearing from the FA.”

Nieuwenhuizen also said his client would not be put off the job by media intrusion.

“He has been dealing with them when he was with Real Madrid and Valencia in Spain,” he added. “He has been dealing with it when he was in Turkey with Fenerbahce.

“We don’t live too far away from England, so we follow the media in England and we know what’s going on there, but that would definitely not be a reason for him to say ‘no’ beforehand.

“Guus is receiving offers every now and then and for him, money is definitely not the first reason to go into a job, if he was approached at all.

“The whole football environment in England, from a professional level, can be considered as the best in the world – maybe not the way they play football every now and then – but the exposure of English football all over the world is a big thing.

“He is a great team builder, he is proven especially at PSV in the last couple of years when he lost a lot of players, Lee Young-Pyo to England, Park Ji-Sung and then this season he lost five players again.

“He seems able to build a team in a relatively short time because now they are leading the Dutch league again and are in the Champions League with a relatively new team.”

But he also admitted that PSV are keen to offer Hiddink coach a new contract when he returns to his job on a full-time basis after the World Cup.

He said: “Yes, they want to talk about it, they mentioned it just before the end of the year that they want to talk about the future of Guus at PSV. They definitely want to renew the contract.”

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