Graeme Souness predicts Premier League interest in Rangers boss Mark Warburton

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Rangers legend Graeme Souness believes Premier League clubs will be keen on Mark Warburton.

Rangers legend Graeme Souness has told the Daily Mail that he thinks Premier League clubs will be looking at appointing Gers boss Mark Warburton.

Warburton, 53, impressed in his previous and only managerial job before arriving at Ibrox, leading Brentford to promotion from League One in 2014, and then taking the Bees to the Championship play-offs just a year later.

However, Brentford then went in a new direction, and chose to let Warburton leave Griffin Park last summer, and he swiftly made the move up to Scotland to take the Rangers job.

Already, the former city trader has made a huge impact at Ibrox, winning the Scottish Premiership title and subsequent promotion to the top flight, as well as clinching the Petrofac Training Cup.

With Warburton impressing at Rangers, many believe that clubs from England will come calling to try and lure the London-born manager back south of the border - and Graeme Souness has now had his say on the possibility of Warburton leaving Ibrox.

Former Rangers player and manager Souness has been speaking to the Daily Mail ahead of Sunday's huge Scottish Cup semi-final clash with Celtic, and believes that Premier League teams will be looking at Warburton this summer.

Souness added that it's a 'constant worry' for Rangers that Warburton will head back to England, but believes he is intelligent enough to only leave Rangers for the right club.

"He has done very well and people will be looking at him," said Souness. "Of course that's a constant worry (for Rangers) and it's only something he can answer. But do you leave Rangers to take any job in the Premier League? I don't think so. You have to be careful."

"I think he's a shrewd, intelligent man. I don't think he'd be jumping ship for any old job in the Premier League. I can only talk about my experience but, in my time, the job here was up there with the very best. It's a great job," he added.

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