Peter Lovenkrands won't be leaving Rangers as Nordsjaelland confirm new boss

Glasgow Rangers' Danish Peter Lovenkrands celebrates his goal during their Champions league second leg football match at Madrigal  stadium of Villarreal 07 March 2006. AFP PHOTO

Rangers' Peter Lovenkrands had been linked with a return to Denmark.

Glasgow Rangers' Danish Peter Lovenkrands celebrates his goal during their Champions league second leg football match at Madrigal  stadium of Villarreal 07 March 2006. AFP PHOTO

Rangers have seen Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers leave today, and they have had concerns about the future of one member of the Ibrox staff themselves.

Earlier this month, the Daily Record reported that Danish side Nordsjaelland were looking to lure Rangers youth coach Lovenkrands away from Ibrox.

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The Superliga side will see manager Kasper Hjulmand leave the club this summer, and they had seemingly eyed up Lovenkrands for a move.

The 39-year-old was a Rangers favourite in his playing days before returning to Ibrox as an Academy coach in 2017.

Last year, Lovenkrands was named as Reserve Coach at Rangers, and his work in Glasgow appears to have attracted Nordsjaelland's interest.

General view of Right to Dream Park prior to the Danish Superliga match between FC Nordsjalland and Esbjerg fB at Right to Dream Park on July 15, 2018 in Farum, Denmark.

However, no move will be taking place as Nordsjaelland confirmed today that Flemming Pedersen will be appointed as Hjulmand's successor.

Becoming a first-team manager would have surely been appealing to Lovenkrands, but that won't be happening just yet – and Rangers will be glad to keep the former winger at Ibrox.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard looks on during the Ladbrookes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and St Johnstone at Ibrox Stadium on February 16, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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