Rangers Next Manager Odds: Koeman Price Slashed

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With Steven Gerrard departing Rangers to manage Aston Villa, one of the hottest managerial seats in Scottish football is vacant.

And we’ve taken a closer look at the bookmakers favourites to be the next boss at Ibrox.

? Ronald Koeman to Rangers odds plummet but is ex-Barcelona boss a genuine candidate for Ibrox vacancy?

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Ronald Koeman

Dutchman Ronald Koeman has been slashed into second-favourite with the bookmakers to be the new number one at Ibrox in what would be a sensational move.

Having left Barcelona in October, Koeman has links to Rangers through their Sporting Director Ross Wilson, who he worked with when in charge of Southampton.

And there’s plenty punters who think Koeman could be Glasgow bound – he’s now just 15/2 to be the next Rangers boss.

Next Rangers Manager Odds (Prices from Paddy Power)

  • 1/6 – Giovanni van Bronckhorst
  • 15/2 – Ronald Koeman
  • 15/2 – Frank Lampard
  • 12/1 – Derek McInnes

Odds correct at 16/11/21

Giovanni van Bronckhorst

Former Ibrox legend Giovanni van Bronckhorst is the current favourite to replace Gerrard and the Dutchman would be a popular choice amongst the Rangers fans.

Van Bronckhorst spent three seasons at Ibrox as a player – winning two league titles, two Scottish Cups, and one Scottish League Cup.

He left Rangers for Arsenal, winning the Premier League and FA Cup with the Gunners before heading to Barcelona where he picked up two La Liga titles and the Champions League.

As a coach, van Bronckhorst took charge of Feyenoord in 2015 and won the Dutch Cup in his first season in charge and followed that up by winning the Eredivisie in 2016/17.

He left Feyenoord in 2019 and had an unsuccessful spell in charge of Chinese Super League side Guangzhou R&F which lasted just one season.

He’s a free agent and has already met with Rangers but as yet, there is still no announcement.

Frank Lampard

Having tempted Gerrard north of the border, could Rangers now tempt his ex-England team mate Frank Lampard to Ibrox?

Lampard enjoyed a successful spell with Derby County, guiding them to the play-off final before taking on the Chelsea hot-seat.

He led Chelsea to 4th spot in the Premier League in his first season in charge but was sacked early in his second season on the back of some disappointing results.

Lampard could view the Rangers job as an opportunity to put himself in the shop-window for a return to the Premier League but that may well be seen as a negative by the Ibrox chiefs.

Derek McInnes

If Rangers look closer to home for their next manager then Derek McInnes is bound to be on their radar on the back of the work he did in rebuilding Aberdeen.

However, McInnes did turn down the Ibrox job previously and it would remain to be seen how the fans would respond to his appointment.