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 By PA Sport

Chris Coleman still uncertain over Wales future despite initial talks

Chris Coleman has been in charge of Wales since 2012.

Chris Coleman has said he has "no idea" whether he will continue as Wales manager after holding initial talks about staying in the job.

Coleman's contract runs out at the end of November after friendlies against France and Panama.

The 47-year-old's position has been under scrutiny since last month's defeat to Republic of Ireland cost Wales a place at the 2018 World Cup.

"I have no idea if these are my last games,'' Coleman told a news conference.

"Initial talks have been undertaken since our last game, but we are no further forward. That's where we are."

Coleman was appointed in January 2012 following the death of his close friend Gary Speed.

The former Fulham manager took Wales to their first major finals for 58 years at Euro 2016 and steered them to the semifinals.

A players' delegation including Gareth Bale and captain Ashley Williams met Coleman after the defeat in an attempt to persuade him to stay.

"France in Paris [a friendly] is a fantastic game for us and if this is my last camp it's not a bad way to sign off," Coleman said.

"It may be the [Euro 2016] final that never took place and of course we've never played Panama.

"I have to look and think: 'Can I take it forward? Is the structure and facilities good to take us forward?' So it's not just me personally.

"All things need to be right for us to take it forward. I have to think: 'Am I the man to take it on and have I got the tools to do so?'"

Coleman has been linked with Premier League vacancies at Everton and Leicester, the latter job since filled by Claude Puel, in the last month.

But asked whether there had been interest in his services, he said: "I'm not going to say a club has done this or that.

"We're always going to be linked with clubs and vacancies.

"It's not going to go on for much longer -- we'll come to an agreement either way.

"If we can't move forward together, I'll still be super proud of leading my country for six years through good and bad. Nobody can take that away from me."

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