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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 14 November 2018

Sven-Goran Eriksson, Marcello Lippi and other high-profile managers at 2019 Asian Cup

Former England manager has taken charge of the Philippines national team ahead of the continental tournament next year

On Saturday, the Philippines announced the surprise appointment of Sven-Goran Eriksson as manager. The Swede, who has managed Lazio, Manchester City and the England national team in a notable career, will lead his new side at the 2019 Asian Cup, which takes place in the UAE from January 5-February 1.

In the photo gallery above, we look at some of the other high-profile managers set for the tournament in the Emirates.

To move on to the next image, click on the arrows on the photo, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

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