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Gary Rowett speaks with Rangers board over becoming next manager

Another name goes into the hat.

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Gary Rowett is interested in becoming the next Rangers manager, and has contacted the Rangers board to let them know of his desire, according to the Scottish Sun.

Rowett was notable for turning around a shambolic Birmingham City side to have them sitting in the playoff places in the English Championship, before he was controversially sacked as new owners brought in Gianfranco Zola to replace him.

Rowett might be seen as a similar candidate to Mark Warburton, having limited managerial experience but achieving relative success in his short time to date. He has also been linked to a number of jobs in his native England.

It seems likely that the board will opt for a head coach and director of football model for the future, and we'd expect to see the latter appointed before the former. In addition, it also seems likely that Alex McLeish will be given the job on a temporary basis until the end of the season before a more permanent appointment is made.

Still, it's another name for consideration. What do you think? Let us know in the comments section below.