Rangers supporters discuss Frank de Boer on Twitter after Pedro Caixinha departure

Rangers fans are seen during the Scottish Cup Quarter final match between Rangers and Hamilton Academical at Ibrox Stadium on March 4, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Pedro Caixinha has been dismissed by Rangers - but will former Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer take his place at Ibrox?

Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha is seen during the Betfred League Cup Semi Final between Rangers and Motherwell at Hampden Park on October 22, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

The managerial merry-go-round is creaking into action once again. According to the BBC, Rangers have dismissed Pedro Caixinha after just seven months in charge following a 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock at Ibrox on Wednesday night that leaves Rangers looking down into mid-table rather than up at the runaway leaders.

As it stands, Rangers lie eight points adrift of Old Firm rivals Celtic after a late Chris Burke leveller for Killie in midweek. Now, just half a year after Caixinha was appointed to replace Mark Warburton after a month of non-stop speculation, talk once again returns to who will be the latest manager to try and withstand the Ibrox hotseat.

And despite a disastrous four-game spell at Crystal Palace that leaves his reputation in tatters, it appears most Rangers supporters would willing to give Frank de Boer the chance to get his managerial career back on track at his old stomping ground.

Frank de Boer, Manager of Crytal Palace looks on prior to the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Huddersfield Town at Selhurst Park on August 12, 2017 in London, England.

The legendary Dutch defender, who played 17 games for Rangers in 2003/04, cut his coaching teeth with a dream six-year spell at former club Ajax, winning four Eredivisie titles.

De Boer has been sacked from his last two jobs at Inter Milan and Crystal Palace after a combined 19 games, however, the 47-year-old undermined by a stubborn refusal to alter his tactics, divisions with key players and some truly dire football.

Frank de Boer, Manager of Crystal Palace looks dejected after the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Swansea City at Selhurst Park on August 26, 2017 in London, England.

Nonetheless, if Rangers supporters had their say, De Boer should be on the club’s shortlist.

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