Rangers striker Kenny Miller responds to rumours linking Warburton with Premier League

Mark Warburton

Rangers boss Mark Warburton has been linked with the Everton post.

Rangers striker Kenny Miller says interest in boss Mark Warburton doesn’t come as a surprise but he hopes the manager remains at Ibrox for a very long time amid links to Everton, the Herald Scotland report.

Everton have become the latest club south of the border to be linked with the former Brentford man, with the Scottish Sun claiming the Toffees see him as an ideal replacement for under-fire boss Roberto Martinez.

Miller, commenting on the speculation, suggests rumours regarding his boss come as little surprise but the Gers squad are hopeful he remains in charge at Ibrox for the foreseeable future.

“We certainly hope the manager stays here. None of the lads can speak highly enough of the him and Davie and the atmosphere they have created. There is no doubt he is going to be linked with big jobs in England because he has done a fantastic job here,” Miller told Herald Scotland.

“It is not just the success we have had but it is the way we have all gone about our jobs. We hope he will be here for a long, long time. When other teams come calling then he will have a decision to make but we are hopeful he will stay here.”

Rangers have improved greatly under Warburton’s guidance, while former side Brentford have struggled to cope with his loss illustrating his ability to get the best out of his players.

While Everton will no doubt have a number of top class managers on their short-list should Martinez receive his marching orders, yet Warburton would definitely be capable of doing a job at Goodison Park.

The Gers boss has a great eye for a player, his teams play good, attacking football and the development of youngsters under his stewardship is testament of his coaching ability on the training ground.

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