Sam Allardyce responds to Rangers speculation, having been spotted in Scotland this week

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Allardyce is one of several manager linked with the vacant Rangers position, after Pedro Caixinha's Ibrox exit.

Sam Allardyce, Manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on May 14, 2017 in London, England.

Sam Allardyce has responded to Rangers supporters speculating that he could become the new Ibrox manager.

Rangers are still seeking Pedro Caixinha's successor, a fortnight since the Portuguese was relieved of his duties after a disastrous seven months in Glasgow.

Allardyce is one of several bosses linked with the Ibrox role, and his presence in Scotland this week caused a stir among some Rangers fans.

But when informed that some have been asking questions about himself and Rangers, the former England manager told Talksport [Thursday, 09:25]: "It’s because I was in Scotland yesterday, isn’t it? I was up there [inaudible] definitely... not going to Rangers."

Neil Warnock of Cardiff City looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Cardiff City at iPro Stadium on February 14, 2017 in Derby, England.

Shortly afterwards [09:42], the show's presenter, Alan Brazil, revisited the topic of Rangers' next boss, revealing that Neil Warnock has a holiday home in Scotland and is "never away from Ibrox".

Allardyce, who previously said he was attending a League Managers’ Association event in St Andrew's, replied: "Is he not? There you go then - what better manager would you want? I’m sure Cardiff would want a say on that."

Allardyce has also been linked with the vacant Everton position, but insisted earlier on the show he "wouldn't be sat here talking if Everton were negotiating a contract with me".

The 63-year-old is no longer favourite for the role with most bookmakers, having been overtaken by Everton caretaker manager David Unsworth.

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