Rangers supporters have been drowning their sorrows in the Transfer Tavern in recent times such has been the Gers’ indifferent run of form, and their mood didn’t improve much on Wednesday after seeing the Scottish giants only draw 1-1 at home to Kilmarnock.
Pedro Caixinha’s men went into their Scottish Premiership clash at Ibrox having lost 2-0 to Motherwell in the Scottish League Cup semi-finals at the weekend, thus bringing to an end their hopes of getting their hands on the trophy for the first time since the 2010/11 season. And things haven’t improved in the league either as Rangers were held by Kilmarnock on Wednesday night, with Jason Holt’s first half strike cancelled out by Chris Burke’s 95th minute equaliser to see Caixinha’s side fall to fourth in the division and eight points adrift of leaders Celtic.
Thus, several of our resident Rangers fans have been particularly frustrated and angry in the Tavern this week, and their tricky run of form has brought about the end of manager Caixinha, who was relieved of his duties on Thursday afternoon.
The 46-year-old took over at Ibrox in March but has overseen a slow start to the 2017/18 campaign, in which they have won just five of ten Scottish Premiership games, and succumbed in the Europa League at the hands of Luxembourg minnows Progres Niederkorn.
And with Caixinha having lost his job at Ibrox, attentions are turning to who will come in as his replacement, and as such we have identified THREE names who could become the next Rangers manager…