Lee Clark has told Soccer AM why he recently turned down the chance to manage overseas.
Clark, 45, was sacked by Bury in October after only eight months in charge of the League One club.
However, the former Newcastle United, Sunderland and Fulham midfielder says that the "interesting" offers came just too soon after leaving Gigg Lane.
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"You want to try and assess things and see how you can make things different the next time, if you want to do it," Clark told Soccer AM.
"I've taken a bit of time out to decide what the next possibilities are for us and see what to do.
"I've had a couple of offers from abroad, one was very, very interesting, but given it a bit of thought and decided it was too quick."
Clark also revealed how he had the opportunity to move abroad as a player, only to opt to stay at home instead, a decision he now regrets.
"It was something that was quite exciting because it is something that I want to do," he said. "That is my one regret as a player not moving abroad when I had a couple of opportunities - Marseille and Osasuna in the early years.
"And that is something I want to do as a coach, experience working abroad."