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Should Glasgow Rangers consider Gary Megson after his comments?

General views of Ibrox Stadium during the Rangers v St Johnstone - Scottish League Cup Quarter-Final at Ibrox Stadium on October 28, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers have been without a manager since firing Pedro Caixinha, but should the 58-year-old be considered?

Gary Megson, West Bromwich Albion assistant head coach and Tony Pulis, Manager of West Bromwich Albion looks on prior to the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Stoke...

It was today last month when Rangers took the decision to sack manager Pedro Caixinha, but replacing him has proven a difficult task.

At evens, Alex McLeish is Sky Bet's favourite for the job after Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes distanced himself from the intense speculation linking him with the Ibrox role.

It might very well be McLeish, given his past with the Gers, but you wonder if the club's hierarchy would have been interested to see what Gary Megson told The Express and Star.

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha is seen prior to the Betfred League Cup Quarter Final at Firhill Stadium on September 19, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Megson, in charge of West Brom in a caretaker capacity at the moment, led Albion to an impressive 1-1 draw at Spurs on Saturday, but he isn't expected to be given the job on a full-time basis.

After the game, he said: "This has whetted my appetite again. I enjoyed being on that touchline, I think I'm good at it, and if the worst comes to the worst, and I don't get offered a job somewhere else I'll go travelling and play golf again."

It certainly seems as if the 58-year-old, who led the West Midlands club to two Premier League promotions in 2002 and 2004 respectively, is keen on getting back into management after a five-year hiatus and Rangers should perhaps at least consider him.

Manager of Rangers Pedro Caixinha walks out to inspect the pitch before the Betfred Cup Semi Final at Hampden Park on October 22, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Nobody is saying he deserves a five-year deal, and his hit-and-miss record in the Championship is relevant, but replacing Caixinha on a short-term deal until the end of the season probably wouldn't be the worst idea and it gives the club a sense of much-needed stability while they identify a long-term option.

He hasn't been hugely successful down South but, then again, neither was McLeish, who still managed to win Two Premiership titles and two Scottish Cups during his previous time at Rangers.

Fans of the Ibrox club wouldn't be jumping for joy over the prospect of Megson, but he is an experienced, respected figure and if the Albion lads respond to his ideas - evident by their result at Spurs - then why wouldn't the Rangers players?

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