Rangers

West Brom have parted ways with manager Alan Pardew after a disastrous run of results left the Baggies teetering on the brink of relegation – and Rangers fans have laughed off the idea of the 56-year-old taking over at Ibrox next season.

West Brom confirmed the decision on their official Twitter account in a short statement on Monday afternoon.

The Gers are likely to appoint a new boss in the summer when Graeme Murty’s contract runs out and, before taking over at West Brom earlier in the season, Pardew was previously a name fans were keen on taking the reins long-term.

Pardew only managed one win in 18 Premier League games at the Hawthorns and recorded their eight successive league defeat against Burnley at the weekend.

Gers fans were vehemently opposed to the former Newcastle and Southampton boss replacing Murty – with one fan saying he should be kept away from the Ibrox giants “at all costs.”

Here are some of their comments on Twitter:

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https://twitter.com/RHardie54/status/980756718648025088

Murty took over as manager following Pedro Caixinha’s sacking in October and looked to be a sure-thing to take the reins long-term before a series of poor results left that hanging by a thread.

The Gers face bitter rivals Celtic on April 15th in the Scottish Cup semi-final at Hampden as they look to end a seven-year wait to lift a major trophy as well as secure second-place in the Scottish Premiership.

In other Rangers news, an outspoken BBC pundit has slammed this Gers player after the draw with Motherwell, claiming he was “unbelievably bad”.

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