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.