Big Sam told us he hopes to be back in management by January and has already been linked with a move to the United Arab Emirates having been offered the Al Ain job once before back in 2011.
Allardyce was relieved of his duties as England manager in September after an undercover newspaper investigation showed footage of him offering advice on how to "get around" rules on player transfers.
Legal reasons prevent Allardyce from discussing the incident, but speaking exclusively to Richard Keys and Andy Gray he told us where his next move might be.
- Allardyce saying in the aftermath of his dismissal as England manager that it was a "dark chapter in his life".
- Allardyce doesn't think he would get a job as a manager at any top 6 / top 8 club." He says "no English manager would .. it's about brand football, being a brand manager".