Danish coach Olsen urged to say if he wants to extend contract
The Danish Football Association (DBU) wants veteran coach Morten Olsen this week to clarify if he wants to extend his contract after the World Cup finals in South Africa, a newspaper reported Tuesday.
"If Morten does not want to continue, I need six months to find a successor," DBU secretary general Jim Stjerne Nielsen told the Ekstra Bladet newspaper, DPA reported.
Olsen, 60, has coached Denmark since 2000. He has been offered a two-year extension, and DBU hopes to get word from him before the Denmark squad heads off for training sessions in Thailand next week.
"Denmark is not without a coach," Olsen said, adding it was "important to give people sufficient time."
Olsen has in some interviews signalled an interest in coaching a club again.