Frank McLintock shares information about Warburton's Ibrox future, predicts Premier League interest

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Frank McLintock claims that Mark Warburton's wife and sister believe the Rangers boss is staying at Ibrox.

Former Arsenal star Frank McLintock has told The Scottish Sun that he thinks Premier League clubs will be interested in Rangers manager Mark Warburton.

The Gers currently sit 11 points clear at the top of the Scottish Championship following a stunning collapse away at Falkirk on Friday night. With Rangers 2-0 up and just 18 minutes left on the clock, Falkirk rallied to win the game 3-2 and cut the gap at the top of the table - though Rangers remain strong favourites for promotion.

After a disappointing play-off defeat to Motherwell at the end of last season, Rangers have now bounced back in style under Warburton, and are edging closer to promotion to the Scottish Premiership.

Much of that is down to manager Warburton, who has completely re-shaped the club since arriving at Ibrox from Brentford last summer, with the Gers smashing 75 goals in just 29 league games this season, racking up 23 wins in the process.

Warburton's success so far in Glasgow has triggered some fears that he may attract interest from English clubs, with some concerned that the London-born manager would fancy a return south of the border.

Now, former Scotland defender Frank McLintock - a Celtic fan who managed Warburton during his playing days at Leicester City - has told The Scottish Sun that he thinks Warburton will stay, sharing that he has been told by his wife and sister that Warburton has no plans to leave.

McLintock also suggested that Premier League teams will be interested in Warburton, but he would rather the Gers boss was in charge of fierce Old Firm rivals Celtic!

"There are bound to be Premier League owners who’ll be sitting up and taking notice of him — but I don’t think he’ll be tempted away," said McLintock. "He’s really enjoying life in Scotland. He’s loving life in Glasgow, which has surprised me because he’s a London boy."

"According to his wife and his sister, they seem to think that Mark won’t be looking for a move any time soon. He did a really good job at Brentford as well and he’s obviously learning his trade very quickly. What I’d really like to do is get him signed up for Celtic and then we’d all be happy!" he added.

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