Rangers fans want Steve Clarke to replace Murty at Ibrox after Old Firm thrashing

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke is seen during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Kilmarnock at Celtic Park Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers were hammered 4-0 in the Old Firm derby on Sunday.

Ross McCrorie of Rangers walks off after being sent off during the Scottish Cup Semi Final match between Rangers and Celtic at Hampden Park on April 15, 2018 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers were completely dismantled on Sunday afternoon as they lost 4-0 to Celtic in the semi-finals of the Scottish Cup at Hampden Park.

Gers fans seemed to feel that their side were closing the gap to Celtic following last month's 3-2 defeat at Ibrox, but the Bhoys were in merciless mood on Sunday.

Brendan Rodgers' men went in front when Tom Rogic – a regular nemesis for Rangers – scored in another Old Firm derby with a right-footed effort, before Callum McGregor pounced on Russell Martin's error to bend home a second.

Moussa Dembele scored from the penalty spot to make it 3-0 after Ross McCrorie had been sent off for hauling him down, and Olivier Ntcham rounded off the scoring with a penalty of his own, having seen Jason Holt trip Patrick Roberts.

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke is seen during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Kilmarnock at Celtic Park Stadium on October 28, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rangers were second best throughout and could barely lay a glove on Celtic, with the Gers struggling to make any sort of impact on the game from first minute to last.

The result may have put an end to any lingering hopes of interim boss Graeme Murty landing the job on a permanent basis, and that led fans to consider his replacement.

Fans took to Twitter after Sunday's defeat to urge Rangers to appoint Steve Clarke as Murty's successor, having seen the Scot work wonders with Kilmarnock since his appointment in October.

Many believe that Clarke is the right man for the job, and many want Rangers to secure a double deal for Clarke and for his Killie midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu this summer.

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