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Henrik Larsson: Southend United talks collapse over manager role

Former Celtic and Sweden striker Henrik Larsson will not be the new manager of League One strugglers Southend United.

Larsson, 48, had been in talks with the Shrimpers to take charge with former Celtic team-mates Johan Mjallby and Tommy Johnson as assistants.

But Southend have revealed Johnson, who would have been head of recruitment, has accepted an alternative offer and discussions with all three had ended.

Southend are currently seven points adrift of safety in League One.

More to follow.

Article courtesy of BBC Sport
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