Chris Sutton reacts on Twitter to speculation McCann has landed Dundee job
By Harvey Byrne
Chris Sutton has taken to Twitter to express that he wishes former Rangers man Neil McCann well after reports emerged that he is to be appointed the new Dundee manager.
However, he also described it as an “odd appointment” with the 42-year-old having no experience of management and is currently best known for offering his views on Sky Sports.
The Scottish Sun claimed on Tuesday evening that the former Gers and Southampton winger would be handed the reins at the Premiership club for the remained of the season.
It is detailed that McCann will be formally revealed as the Dundee interim manager a t a media conference at Dens Park later in the evening.
The speculation has understandably caught a lot of attention and Sutton, who is often critical of all things associated with Rangers shared on his personal Twitter account that he hoped for the best for McCann before stating that he felt it was an “odd” move from Dundee.
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.@btsportfootball Good luck to Neil McCann if the news is true that he's to be named Dundee boss…Odd appointment but I wish him well⚽️
— Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) April 18, 2017
McCann played for Rangers for five years between 1998 and 2003 before heading south to Southampton in a £1.5million deal.
His playing career went on a downward spiral since leaving Ibrox due to injury and he retired in 2009 before coming out of it 2011 to play for Dundee, the club he started his professional career at.
He will now be hoping for a successful first stint in management with Dundee currently five points off the bottom with five games left.
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