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Ally McCoist's response when asked if he would manage Hibernian

Ibrox side Rangers aren't the best of friends with Hibernian at the moment, but Ally McCoist saw the funny side.

Anthony Stokes (R) scores the second goal for Hibernian

Rangers legend Ally McCoist has pleaded the fifth when being asked if he would throw his name in the ring for the vacant Hibernian job.

Hibs are on the search for a new manager after Alan Stubbs quit his role with the Scottish Premiership club this week in order to join Rotherham United in England.


David Gray scores the third goal for Hibernian

McCoist has been out of management since resigning as Rangers boss in 2014, having managed the Gers since 2011 and helped lay the foundations for their comeback following the financial meltdown which rocked the club in 2012.

Relations between Rangers and Hibs are not booming at the moment.

Last month, Mark Warburton's side lost the Scottish Cup final to their Edinburgh counterparts, with some Rangers players reportedly assaulted by supporters of the Easter Road club following a pitch invasion at full time.

Hibernian fans and the destroyed goal at the end of the match

And during a Ladbrokes #FORTHEFANS EURO 2016 pre-tournament Q&A session, one Hibernian supporter took the time to ask the Ibrox legend if he would consider replacing Stubbs in the Scottish capital.

Hibernian fans celebrate on the pitch at the end of the match after winning the Scottish Cup Final

Rangers lost the final, but it was still a wonderful season for the Glasgow giants, who secured their return to the Scottish Premiership by winning the Championship, whilst also scooping the Petrofac Training Cup.

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