Southend United confirm Larsson won't be new manager

Former Celtic and Manchester United striker Henrik Larsson will not be the new manager of Southend United.

The Swede had been in talks to take over at the League One club with his former team mates Johan Mjallby and Tommy Johnson as his assistants.

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

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