Report: Gus Poyet interested in Rangers job

A general view during the final match between South Africa and New Zealand at Ibrox Stadium during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, United...

Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers are looking for a permanent Pedro Caixinha replacement at the Gers.

Manager Gustavo Poyet of Sunderland gives direction during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Aston Villa at Stadium of Light on March 14, 2015 in Sunderland, England.

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gus Poyet is interested in becoming the new Rangers manager, according to The Herald.

Rangers are on the lookout for a new manager following the departure of Pedro Caixinha.

Caixinha was dismissed by the Gers due to the team’s disappointing results and performances in the Scottish Premiership this season.

According to The Herald, former Spurs midfielder and Sunderland boss Poyet is interested in taking charge of Rangers.

 

Manager Gustavo Poyet of Sunderland looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Aston Villa at Stadium of Light on March 14, 2015 in Sunderland, England.

It has been reported that the former Leeds United assistant manager has had name put forward to Rangers director of football Mark Allen.

The 49-year-old former Uruguay international is without a managerial job at the moment, having resigned as the Shanghai Shenhua boss in September.

Poyet has managed Sunderland in the Premier League and has won the League One title with Brighton and Hove Albion in England.

Diego Poyet of West Ham United in action during the pre-season friendly match between Ipswich Town and West Ham United at Portman Road on July 16, 2014 in Ipswich, England.

Interestingly, Poyet’s son, Diego Poyet, was linked with a move to Rangers back when Mark Warburton was in charge of the Gers.

Back in November 2016, The Scottish Sun reported that Rangers could a move for Diego Poyet to replace Joey Barton.

The 22-year-old midfielder, who was a free agent at the time after leaving West Ham United, is now at Pafos.

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