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6th Dec, 2017 | 2:33pm

Kevin Thomson makes suggestion about Rangers pursuit of manager

Kevin Thomson has spoken about new likely new Rangers manager Derek McInnes – and has suggested he is not convinced that he is the right man for the Ibrox hotseat.

The Gers approached Aberdeen on Tuesday night for permission to speak to McInnes about replacing Pedro Caixinha however the Dons confirmed in a statement on their website that the request had been rejected.

The Light Blues have been looking for a new manager since sacking Pedro Caixinha on October 26th and have taken their time to choose the Portuguese’s successor.

The two sides have just met twice in the space of four days in the Scottish Premiership – with the Glasgow giants coming out on top both times – and Thomson isn’t sure if he’s the right man after seeing the Dons blown away twice by Graeme Murty’s Gers.

“So McInnes the new manager of Rangers thoughts?” Thomson said on his personal Twitter account.

“Gers blew his Aberdeen team away in space of 4 days!

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“He the man for the job?

“Will be well backed like any manger for the Teds.”

Thomson spent three-and-a-half years with the Gers after moving from Hibs in January 2007 and quickly became a fan favourite with the Rangers support.

The midfielder had a number of serious injuries – before, during and after his spell at Ibrox – which limited quite how good a player the he would become, however, Thomson was still a valuable player to the Gers while at the club.

Thomson lifted two Scottish titles, two Scottish League Cups and a Scottish Cup as a Rangers player and was interviewed by Caixinha earlier this year as the then-Rangers boss looked for a “local assistant” with knowledge of the club and domestic game.

In other Rangers news, Celtic have suddenly become a key part in the Gers’ bid to appoint McInnes.

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