Ronald Koeman named shock candidate to replace Gerrard at Rangers – .

Ronald Koeman named shock candidate to replace Gerrard at Rangers – .

The media rumor on Thursday night pointed to an utterly surprising name as having stepped into the fray to take the reins of Scottish giants Rangers.

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The hotseat topic at Ibrox of course made headlines across the continent on Thursday.

It comes from beloved boss Steven Gerrard, the man who guided the Light Blues from the depths of despair to the heyday of Scottish football, choosing to end his spell with the club.

Although Rangers are at the heart of the action on the domestic and European fronts, just three months after the campaign began, Gerrard visibly saw the opportunity to test his managerial skills in the Premier League for the very first time too. beautiful to be refused.

In turn, the former England international opted to continue his trip to the sideline with Aston Villa, replacing the recently sacked Dean Smith in the West Midlands:

Koeman an option?

As a result, the Glasgow Blue Half board was forced to search for a new boss in a completely untimely fashion.

Throughout the day so far, a multitude of tacticians have been tip for the role, including Giovanni van Bronckhorst and even the man Gerrard replaced at Villa Park, Dean Smith.

As noted above, however, on Thursday night a completely surprising new name was thrown into the ring as a potential arrival at Ibrox.

The tactician in question? Ronald Koeman.

According to Spanish media outlet Mundo Deportivo, citing Football Insider, Koeman, fired following a dismal campaign opening with Barcelona just a few weeks ago, is being seriously considered by those in positions of power at home. Rangers.

It comes with Ross Wilson, director of football at the Scottish champions, considering a high profile name to fill the void on the club bench in the future.

Koeman is therefore considered a “prime target”, alongside Chelsea legend and former Aston Villa deputy manager John Terry.

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