Bert van Marwijk, who led his native Netherlands to the 2010 World Cup final, will coach Australia at this year's tournament in Russia.
Chelsea will face Australian side Perth Glory in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2018-19 season, the Premier League club confirmed on Thursday.
Former Brazil, Portugal and Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says he has been sounded out over the vacant Australia manager's job.
Millwall have re-signed Tim Cahill 13 years after the Australia international left the club.
Tim Cahill remains focused on playing at the 2018 World Cup after leaving Australian club side Melbourne City.
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