Ian Cathro leaves Valencia amid Rangers speculation

Rangers managerial target Ian Cathro has left his role at Valencia.

Rangers managerial target Ian Cathro has decided to leave his position as the assistant manager of Spanish club Valencia.

It has been reported by The Sun that the reason behind Cathro’s decision is to become a manager himself.

According to the British tabloid, the 28-year-old “made the call with no other specific job in mind”, although he is in talks with Rangers.

Cathro is very young and has not managed a club on his own, which is perhaps a factor which should deter the Rangers bosses from giving him the job.

Rangers narrowly failed to get promoted from the Scottish Championship at the end of the recently concluded 2014-15 season, going down to Motherwell in the Premiership playoff final.

The Gers will be aiming to return to the top flight of Scottish football at the end of the 2015-16 campaign, and for that to happen they need someone who has experience at this level.

Cathro may have done great work as an assistant and may have good ideas, but if Rangers get a more experienced candidate, then they should opt for him.

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