Past and present Leeds United bosses Uwe Rosler and Garry Monk have both been linked with the vacant Norwich City job.
The former Leeds United and Wigan Athletic boss has impressed in charge of Fleetwood Town, while being continuously linked to Norwich in recent weeks.
Norwich City's Steven Naismith has been linked with a move back to former club Rangers.
The Canaries are 14 points behind their next opponents, but Town have looked very shaky recently.
The Scotsman is in interim charge of Norwich City - just a few weeks after reports suggested he could make a stunning move to Rangers.
Irvine has emerged as a shock contender to replace Mark Warburton at Ibrox after the former Rangers boss's departure.
Mark Wotte has given his take on Rangers' pursuit of a manger-Director of Football combo.
Glasgow Rangers parted ways with Joey Barton much earlier this season, after a miserable time at Ibrox.
Rangers parted ways with manager Mark Warburton earlier this month.
Alan Irvine has been linked with a surprise move to become Rangers boss.